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The Hare and The Lion
A lion was getting fed up of hunting. He called all animals and passed an order, "Everyday one of you should come by yourself as my prey". All animals started to obey this order. It was the hare's day. The hare was very sad. As he was going to the lion's den, he came across an old well. He looked into it. It was very deep and dangerous. He made a plan to his mind. The lion was very angry that no animal had come that day. The hare slowly came towards the lion. The....



The Two Frogs
Two frogs were paying on a rainy day. Slowly, they hopped and hopped and came into a house. There was a churn of milk. Both the frogs fell into the churn. Both the frogs tried for some time, but in vain. One of the frogs lost hope and said, “I can’t swim any more" and he drowned to the bottom. The other did not lose hope. He kept on swimming. His movements churned the milk into butter. The frog climbed on to a pat of butter and hopped out of the churn. MORAL : God....



The Wolf in Sheep-skin
A wolf was walking in the countryside. He found a sheep-skin spread on the ground. He thought, "If I wear this skin and get mixed up in the flock, the shepherd will not suspect me. At night, I will kill a stout sheep and then take him away with me". The wolf covered himself with the sheep-skin and got mixed up with a flock of sheep. As he had expected, the shepherd took him as a sheep and shut him also in the pen. The wolf was waiting for the night. The shepherd....



Clever Thief
Devan was a clever thief. He robbed the rich and gave all to the sick and the needy. The other thieves were jealous of him. They planned to get rid of him. They challenged to steal the King’s Pyjamas. Deven accepted the challenge. After that he prepared to execute the new challenge. He charted out a plan to steal the King. He prepared himself mentally to carry out a plan. He went to the King’s Palace. He found the King sleeping. He opened a bottle....




Dick An Actor
Dick was an actor. He was brilliant. He had a strange character. He insisted on realism. He was a head ache to his manager. A drama was played. The first was drinking scene. Water was provided in a cup. Dick insisted on liquor. The manager had brought a bottle of liquor. The second scene was a fighting scene. He insisted on real swords. Steel swords were provided. The third scene was the one in which the hero was drinking poison. The manager had real poison. The....



A Merchant and his Donkey
One beautiful spring morning, a merchant loaded his donkey with bags of salt to go to the market, in order to sell the salt. The merchant and his donkey were walking along together. They had not walked far when they reached a river on the way. Unfortunately, the donkey slipped and fell into the river. As it scrambled up the bank of the river, it noticed that the bags of salt loaded on his back had become lighter. There was nothing the merchant could do except....



The Ant and the Grasshopper
One summer’s day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest. "Why don’t you come and chat with me," asked the Grasshopper, "instead of toiling your life away?" "I am helping to store up food for the winter," said the Ant, "and I recommend you to do the same." "Why bother about winter?" said the Grasshopper. "We have got plenty of food at present." Short....



The Boy who cried 'Wolf'
Once there was a shepherd boy, who had to look after a flock of sheep. One day, he felt bored and decided to play a trick on the villagers. He shouted, “Help! Wolf! Wolf!” The villagers heard his cries and rushed out of the village to help the shepherd boy. When they reached him, they asked, “Where is the wolf?” The shepherd boy laughed loudly, “Ha, Ha, Ha! I fooled you all. I was only playing a trick on you.” A few days later, the shepherd boy played the trick again. He cried,....




The Monkey and the Dolphin
Short StoriesOne day long ago, some sailors set out to sea in their sailing ship. One of them brought his pet monkey along for the long journey. When they were far out at sea, a terrible storm overturned their ship. Everyone fell into the sea, and the monkey was sure that he would drown. Suddenly a dolphin appeared and picked him up. They soon reached the island and the monkey came down from the dolphin’s back. The dolphin asked the monkey, “Do you know this....



The Thirsty Crow
Short StoriesOne hot day, a thirsty crow flew all over the fields looking for water. For a long time, she could not find any. She felt very weak, almost giving up hope. Suddenly, she saw a water jug below her. She flew straight down to see if there was any water inside. Yes, she could see some water inside the jug! The crow tried to push her head into the jug. Sadly, she found that the neck of the jug was too narrow. Then she tried to push the jug down for the water....