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Goat, Dog, and Cow Goat, Dog and Cow Goat, dog, and Malu

Written by Fabian Wakholi

Illustrated by Marleen Visser

Read by Darshan Soni

Language English

Level Level 2

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Goat, Dog, and Cow were great friends. One day they went on a journey in a taxi.

Goat, Dog, and Cow were great friends. One day they went on a journey in a taxi.

Goat, Dog and Malu dem be friends. Na so one day dem come travel inside moto.


When they reached the end of their journey, the driver asked them to pay their fares. Cow paid her fare.

When they reached the end of their journey, the driver asked them to pay their fares. Cow paid her fare.

Wen dem reach where dem dey go, na em the driver come ask for moni. Malu pay em own.


Dog paid a bit extra, because he did not have the correct money.

Dog paid a bit extra, because he did not have the correct money.

Dog put small moni join as em moni no complete


The driver was about to give Dog his change when Goat ran away without paying anything.

The driver was about to give Dog his change when Goat ran away without paying anything.

D drive bin wan give Dog change wen goat take style run, e no pay oo.


The driver was very annoyed. He drove away without giving Dog his change.

The driver was very annoyed. He drove away without giving Dog his change.

D driver vex no be small so ta e no give Dog change sef


That is why, even today, Dog runs towards a car to peep inside and find the driver who owes him his change.

That is why, even today, Dog runs towards a car to peep inside and find the driver who owes him his change.

Till today, na so Dog da run follow car to check if na d driver wen day owe am change dey inside


Goat runs away from the sound of a car. She is afraid she will be arrested for not paying her fare.

Goat runs away from the sound of a car. She is afraid she will be arrested for not paying her fare.

Goat on em own level no dey try near moto. E dey dread make den no catch am come collect the moni e owe.


And Cow is not bothered when a car is coming. Cow takes her time crossing the road because she knows she paid her fare in full.

And Cow is not bothered when a car is coming. Cow takes her time crossing the road because she knows she paid her fare in full.

Cow no send if moto dey come or not. Na yanga e dey take waka for road as e no owe anybody.


Written by: Fabian Wakholi
Illustrated by: Marleen Visser
Read by: Darshan Soni
Language: English
Level 2
Source: Goat, Dog and Cow from African Storybook
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