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  • The king of the birds

    The birds can’t agree who should be their king, so they decide to have a competition to see who can fly the highest. At the agreed moment, all the birds fly up into the sky. Soon it looks like Nkwazi, the great fish eagle, is bound to win, but little Ncede the Neddicky bird has cheated by tucking himself under Nkwazi’s wing! Though Ncede does fly the highest, when he returns to the ground, he gets a very different reception than the one he imagined!

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