Go to Sleep Gecko! Balinese FolktalePubl ish ed in 2006 in Li tt le R oc k by: A ug us tH ouse
About the Book:Gecko wakes elephant (village boss) up and tellshim the problem with fireflies.Elephant talks to fireflies: flashing there lights.Fireflies say they do it so others wont step in thebuffalos poop on the road.Elephant says keep doing what your doing.
About the Book:The next night gecko came to Elephant again.Elephant explains why fireflies flash there lights.Gecko says talk to Buffalo.Elephant talks to buffalo.Buffalo says he does it because the rain washesholes in the road and so he fills them with hispoop.
About the Book:Elephant says keep doing what your doing.Gecko goes to elephants again the next night.Elephant explains why the fireflies and thebuffalo do what they do.Gecko tells Elephant to talk to the rain.Elephant talks to the rain
About the Book:The rain says he makes holes because he has torain hard everyday to make puddles formosquitoes so they don’t die.Elephant says keep doing what your doing.The next night Gecko goes to elephants one moretime.
About the Book:Elephant explains that: Rain keeps mosquitoes alive no puddles no mosquitoes no mosquitoes no food for gecko
About the Book:Gecko now understands.Elephant said “This world is all connected. Somethings you just have to put up with. Now gohome and go to sleep.”During this Cumulative tale from the Balinesetradition, Gecko learns that his well-beingdepends on that of the entire village... and hefinally goes to sleep, a little wiser.
Ending:During this Cumulative tale from the Balinesetradition, Gecko learns that his well-beingdepends on that of the entire village... and hefinally goes to sleep, a little wiser.This Folktale tells how: Everything depends on each other, And Everything is here and does what it does for a reason.