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Adapted from an Indian folktale, Never Lie-Ever is a story about family, faith, and honesty.A mama bird makes a delicious meal to share with the family. Papa Bird could not resist to wait and finishes it all up only to get himself in trouble.Mama Bird, with her honesty and confidence, gets Papa Bird to accept his mistake and saves him from the trouble.
Paperback, 56 pages
Published February 10th 2012 by Trafford Publishing (first published February 1st 2012)
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Karen Boyce
Nov 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I loved Never Lie-Ever! I have never heard a Hindu fable before and thoroughly enjoyed this one. Ritu Goyal wrote this, her first children's book, as a tribute to her father. He was a story-teller in her native India. This story, based on an ancient Hindi folktale, is the story of two birds and a cat. The two birds are husband and wife. Together they make a rice pudding and, deciding it needs to cool, go to bed with a plan to enjoy it in the morning. The husband gets up in the darkness of night ...more
Kayla
Never Lie-Ever was an interesting children's book. In the book, Cherya makes some rice pudding for Cheronta. Cherya tells Cheronta to wait until the rice pudding cools to eat it. Cheronta decides to eat it all that night, and then lie to his wofe in the morning when she discovers the empty bowl. After that, Cheronta gets in a bad situation because he lied.

I'm still not sure how I feel about this book. It teaches kids that lying is wrong. However, Cherya lies to Billie, the cat. She lies to
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