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Deep in the Great Plains of South Dakota, a tribe of mighty buffaloes finds themselves without a leader. A tricky bull named Barrag takes control of the group until the brave young Oknu challenges the new leader. But he does not know that Barrag has special powers. Barrag tricks Oknu with the help of magic, but a surprise is in store for the nasty Barrag.

Good and evil, treachery and bravery, pride and wisdom all feature in
L. Frank Baum’s fairy tale set during the heyday of the buffalo on the Great Plains. Baum wrote the story in 1905 and uses his fable to show the dangers of greed, dirty tricks, and broken promises.

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