The little Lom knew a lot of tales, but he did not want to tell them to anybody. Everyone knows that selfishness is not good at all, and that tales are there to be told, so the tales themselves, trapped inside a bag, tried to teach Lom a lesson he would never forget.
Why did not the little glow-worm like going out at night to fly and show its wonderful light? The Moon may well be at fault, but thanks to this tale, our tiny friend will learn that each of us must shine with its own light.
Meanness is not good at all. And if not, ask the monkey that is the main character of this story. She wanted to keep the biggest, but less useful, part of the banana tree and later she paid it with a good turtle. Even though, finally, she didn't achieve what she wanted.