Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)
354. THE MONKEY AND THE CAMEL
Perry 83 (Chambry
At the animal convention, the monkey got up and danced. He won great
approval and was applauded by all. The camel was jealous and aspired to
the same success so she also stood up and attempted to dance, making a
complete fool of herself. The other animals grew angry and drove the camel
away, beating her with clubs.
This fable is appropriate for jealous people who try to rival their
Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura
Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.