Cinderella

Once upon a time lived a young girl named Cinderella. She was kind, smart, and beautiful. She had a happy life when she was very young. Bu tone day, her mother died and her father married a widow who had two daughters. Cinderella stepmother didn’t…

The Dogs and the Hides

One day, several hungry dogs saw cowhides steeping in a river close by a tannery. The dogs thought that the cowhides might be eaten. Unfortunately, they were not able to reach the cowhides. The hungry dogs agreed to drink up the river so they could…

The Four Oxen and the Lion

A Lion used to wander around a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell. He had tried to attack them many times. However, whenever he came near, they turned their tails to one another, so that whichever way he approached them, he was met…

The Hare and the Hound

A Hound was chasing a Hare. But after a long run, he gave up the chase. A Goatherd, seeing the Hound stop, mocked him, saying: “The Hare is a better runner than you.” The Hound replied; “You do not see the difference between me and…

The Hare and the Tortoise

The Hare was once boasting of his speed before the other animals. “I have never yet been beaten when I put forth my full speed,” he said. Then, he challenged any one there to race with him. The Tortoise answered calmly, “I accept your challenge.”…

The Lion and the Mouse

One day a lion was awaken from his afternoon nap by a group of mice scurrying around him. Swat! The lion used his huge paw to hit one the mice. The mouse pleaded for mercy from the lion. The lion took compassion upon the tiny…

A Dog and His Reflection

One day, a dog was walking home. He brought his dinner, a large slab of meat in his mouth. On his way home, the dog walked by a river. Looking in the river, he saw another dog, also with a large slab of meat in…

The Frog and the Ox

One day, a grand and wonderful ox was on his daily stroll. Then, he was noticed by a small haggardly frog. The frog was so impressed with the great ox, impressed to the point of envy. “Look at this magnificent ox!” he said to all…