The Bird and the Ant
Once there was a red and white bird. The bird was very bossy and royal. The bird lives in a wet, shiny rainforest. After a while, an ant came out of the blue in front of the bird.
“What are you doing here and who are you red, moving dot?” the bird announced.
The ant replied, “ I am an ant and I was here long ago in the 1st century.”
“Only the strongest animals come to this rainforest!” The bird screamed at the ant’s face. The ant laughed so hard at the bird’s pointy face.
“ I challenge you to a apple picking competition. HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAH.” The ant laughed so hard.The bird found the apple and tried to pick it up, but he failed and fell down on the floor. The bird screamed at the ant to help him , and the ant did. “I am very, very sorry!” the bird huffed. The ant picked it up and looked like easy, peasy. The bird misjudged the ant. The ant then walked right by the bird with his back straight and chest up with courage to beat anything that comes in its way.
The Panda and the Leopard
Panda and Leopard were great friends. They were walking down the city street, just for a visit, and stopped for a break at a bus station.
“Oh!” Panda pointed to a shop. “Look, there is a chocolate shop with my favorite chocolate! You know that I love Takimoka Chocolate!”
“Well,” Suggested Leopard, “You should buy some.”
Panda dug through his bag and searched for money non-stop. He just couldn’t find a single cent. So, he asked Leopard for money.
“But one bar is 10 dollars. I only have $11.” Leopard complained
“I PROMISE.” Panda assured. “I promise that I will pay you back tomorrow.”
As Panda munched on his Takimoka, (that is the name of the chocolate,) Leopard just wasn’t satisfied. He crossed his arms and rolled his eyes in a way that Panda didn’t like. In his head, he refused to pay Leopard back.
The next day Leopard saw Panda stand by his car.
“Panda!” Leopard came running.
Panda rolled his eyes and responded. “What do you want?”
“Umm, I just wanted to know if you have those 10 bucks you were supposed to pay back.” Leopard answered.
“What are you talking about?” Panda tried to fake it.
“I know you remember, you joker!” Leopard laughed, and had his hand out.
“I don’t have it.” Panda laughed and walked away.
Leopard’s laughing smiling turned into a tearing frown. Throughout the next month, Panda never gave any money. So Leopard decided to invite Panda over to talk to him, walking by the chocolate shop. He made sure Panda was very hungry, and made sure that he brought no money. After they stopped by the chocolate shop, Panda practically begged for chocolate. Then, Leopard said that he didn’t have any money.
“Such a great friend!” Panda whined and ran away, without care from Leopard.
MORAL: Keep your promises
The Bear and the Bees
Once upon a time, there lived a bear. Bees always delivered some honey to the bear. The bear once told other bears not to steal the honey from the bees. So bees deliver honey to him everyday.
“I want more honey!” He screamed to himself. The bear wanted more and more honey. He decided to go to the hive which was on the rocky hills. The bear zoomed to the hill and clutched the rocks.
The bear pulled himself up to the next rock, finally stretching himself to the hive. The bear grabbed the hive and climbed down in a millisecond. He raced to the cave but the bees beat him. The bear dropped the hive thinking that the bees would stop chasing him. The bees stopped chasing him and descended to the hive.
“3, 2, 1, lift the hive!” The bees lifted the hive and everyone held onto it until they reached where the hive was.
“We shouldn’t have let the bear run away. We should teach him a lesson. Tomorrow, when we go to deliver honey we should attack him. Two bees need to go in first. The other bees must hide somewhere else. The queen bee explained. The next day the two bees went to the bear’s cave followed by hundred more bees hiding in different places. The queen bee was there too. Some bees brought her a temporary hive. She could always see what the bees were doing.
Meanwhile, the one of the bees gave a signal. All the bees buzzed in the cave. He was snoring in the cave. To the bees’ surprise the bear didn’t wake up. One by one they stung him. Finally, the bear woke up. He noticed all the wounds.
“I pledge to the bees that I would never steal or try to steal your hive.” I won’t ask you for your delicious honey.
“We will give you a last chance and we will always deliver you our honey”. The queen explained.
“I am very grateful for what you said. I promise again not to steal your honey.”The bear made a statement.
Moral:Being selfish won’t do anything
Pinky has just moved in a big water cave. She thought to explore the rest of the Costa Rica Jungle. She decided to start with the the cooling waters of the nearby creek. Anyways, Pinky was so fuming. She hopped under the shady trees. As she approached the waters of the creek she saw an American Crocodile warming up in the blazing sun. He seemed to be talking to himself, but as Pinky got closer she saw he was holding down a three toed sloth.
“ You took my spot didn’t you!” The crocodile screamed.
“N-nn-n-no,” the poor sloth stammered. “I… w-w-was, j-j-u-us-s-t tr-trying- t-tt-to p-pass b-by.”
“Excuses, Excuses.” The crocodile stated casually. The sloth caught an eye of Pinky. He signaled her to leave, but all she did was clench her fists. She then gathered a few twigs and leaves. She dug a pit behind the crocodile and covered it on top with the twigs and leaves. Then she hopped back and yelled.
The crocodile was caught by surprise and stared at her. Then she hopped over and yelled again, “How dare you treat a sloth like this?”
The crocodile just stared, then hastily stepped back a few steps, then,
The crocodile fell into the pit. The three- toed- sloth thanked Pinky and climbed up the nearest tree. Pinky then took off for home. Just then the crocodile came out and trudged towards Pinky. Pinky hopped as far and fast as her skinny legs could carry. She hopped into her home and exclaimed, “That was a narrow escape!”
The next morning Pinky woke up and to her surprise the crocodile from yesterday was sleeping right outside of her home.
“What exactly are you doing here?” Pinky asked politely.
“What am I doing here? Well I want to make things even because you stole my lunch yesterday.” The crocodile responded to Pinky.
“What do you want me to do about it?” Pinky questioned.
“I know!” The crocodile explained as if a lightbulb went off in his head,” We will have a competition across the creek tomorrow. The first one across wins.”
The next morning Pinky rushed to the creek where she meet the sloth. When she reached she saw the sloth was getting a drink of water.
“Did you hear about the race?” Pinky asked excited.
“Yes.” The sloth replied gloomily.
“What’s wrong?” Pinky asked.
“ I thought I could watch you race but since I am so slow, I can’t although I really wanted to.” The sloth told Pinky.
“Can’t you swim? I thought sloths were great at that.” Pinky asked.
“The truth is I can’t swim very well.” The sloth admitted.
Pinky would have answered but just then turtle announced,” Pinky and Croc, please report to the starting line. Pinky hopped over to the starting line and remembered to jump on all the rocks.
“There is allowed no tricks,” Turtle announced looking at Croc. ”Go!”
Like that Pinky was off jumping from rock to rock. Meanwhile, Croc thought ‘let me have a little fun since this little weak frog doesn’t know how to swim.’ He kicked Pinky off one of the rocks. ‘Splash.’ Pinky fell in. She swam up to something that she thought was a lily pad, but was actually Croc! As she got a firm grip she pulled herself up. She quickly continued the race. They were neck to neck but Pinky a little ahead. Thud! Pinky was first! Everyone was cheering.
“Looks like you won missy!” Croc said to her. “But I will get you next time.”
The Sloth was amazed. She looked like she tried again and again. When she hopped towards the Sloth, he congratulated her. He couldn’t believe his eyes.
“What happened?” questioned the Sloth. “Did you win, or did you loose.”
“Well I tried and tried again and looks like I won.” Pinky proudly announced.
The Sloth learned a very valuable lesson. You should not ever underestimate yourself or anyone else. If you do, you most likely will not get what you want.
The Koala and the Tasmanian Devil
Once upon a time, there were two animals fighting. A tasmanian devil and a koala wanted to have a contest to see who can attract the girl to them so she can give them food. They were in the plains waiting for the girl, as she was visiting their habitat.
“I’ll go first, and totally beat you, for the fact you suck boy!” The tasmanian devil bragged.
“What makes you assume that?” asked the koala. “We won’t know until we try.”
Suddenly, the girl came closer. The tasmanian devil whispered so she couldn’t hear her. “Let’s go boy.”
He let out a very stinky and powerful stink bomb. The girl winced and then sprinted away as fast as she could.
“It looks like you only drove her away,” the koala politely told the tasmanian devil.
“Oh, be quiet!” shouted the tasmanian devil. “I bet you can’t do any better.”
Suddenly, the girl came close again. “Let’s put my skill to the test,” the koala said nervously. He let out the sweet smell of eucalyptus leaves. The tasmanian devil hid in the tall grass, scared. The girl came to where the koala was and picked him up. She took him to her small cabin and gave him leaves and a chunk of meat, hoping he would eat it. Then she walked away. The koala ate the leaves, grabbed the piece of meat, and ran outside. He found the tasmanian devil and gave him the piece of meat.
“Thanks,” whispered the devil gratefully.“Thank you.”
There are 2 morals to my story.
1. Never use force to impact someone
2. Always be grateful for anything you get
The Rabbit and the Bear
Once an upon a time there lived a shy rabbit called Rabby. One day Rabby went to a pond to go swimming. When she reached, she saw hundreds of animals. When she was about to jump in someone shouted,“Rabbit’s can’t swim here because their fur is too fluffy!” Then everyone started laughing (Ha, Ha, Ha) except a bear who was standing in the corner. After that happened she left the pond to her home.
The next day she came back to the pond. This time she didn't care what the other animals say. When she reached there were animals who blocked the entrance. So she went inside from the back door. After she went inside someone just knocked her stuff out of her hand and pushed her and her stuff into the pond. She was all wet. So was her stuff.
She heard someone call her, but she was too angry to reply. The next day she heard a knock on her door. It was a bear,“My name is Bommy. You left some of your stuff at pond so I got it back to you,“The bear explained,
“Thank you Bommy,” replied Rabby,
“Are you going to come to the pond today?”
“Because there are bullies there and I don’t want to get bullied today,”
“It’s ok because I’ll be there with you,”
“No, it’s ok,”
“No, it’s fine we are friends now right,”
“Yes but...” stopped Rabby.
“Ok I’ll come,”sighed Rabby.
“Yay,” happily shouted Bommy.
Then they both left for the pond. When they got there the bullies were still there. Bommy whispered,“I’ll take care of this,”
Then Bommy walked up to the bullies and talked to them. Then they just left the pond running. Bommy hand signaled come on and she ran to the pond and jumped inside. Splash! Then Rabby and Bommy had a really fun time swimming in the pond.
Moral: Friendship is the power.
The Golden Deer
Once there was a friendly, but sacred golden deer living in the Red Wood Forest. He wandered the forest wondering if there were any new-comers. Then he noticed there was a young little fox mourning. As he approached the young fox. “Hello,” a deep voice bellowed behind the golden deer. The golden deer stopped dead in his tracks. He knew the voice from anywhere. It was the scariest, worst wolf of the forest, Wolf.
“What are you up to?” questioned Wolf.
“Oh, Hi” the golden deer replied. “I was just leaving”
“Good!” Wolf emphasized.
It seemed the golden deer went away, but actually stuck around to see what was going on. His friend the wolf was torturing the poor little fox. Asking him to tell where the little foxes’ den was. The golden deer found it mean and nasty, but couldn’t do anything about it because if he tried to, the wolf would gobble him up.
After listening to the fox and the wolf's’ discussion the golden deer went on his way to the young foxes’ den making sure his cruel friend wasn’t around. The golden deer crept into the den, only to find the young fox alone. The deer came to the little fox and asked, “What’s your name, and why are you so gloomy.”
“My name is Franklin. What is yours?” questioned young little Franklin.
“My name is Goldie.” the golden deer replied. Just then,
“Ah I am finally here.” bellowed a deep voice.
“Hide!” yelped little Franklin. Goldie stumbled to a deep dark corner.
“Did you say something?” the voice bellowed. “Did you find your surprise?”
“What surprise?” Franklin stammered.
“Have you not noticed your parents are missing and my stomach looks satisfied? grumbled the wolf.
“Farewell young fox, farewell!” the wolf sneered and strode out of the den leaving little Franklin shivering in the darkness.
“You can come out now.” the little fox sadly sighed.
Goldie came out of hiding and tried his very best to comfort Franklin but, Wolf was harsh and unacceptable. Right then and there Goldie set out to make a trap or a series of traps to stop Wolf. As Goldie made more traps Wolf got caught in each trap, and a lot of them most animals in the forest would think are lousy and why would anyone be scared of them, but Wolf was. He comprehended and realised it must be the little fox. He set out to trap the little fox, but then he saw something that he had never even thought about. Goldie was fixing the traps, setting more traps, and replacing the broken traps.
Wolf was hungry, so he looked at Goldie and realized that any animal that ate the priceless golden deer would never starve and be really powerful. Wolf started to plan for his revenge. He took days, weeks, months, then, “Done. At last done” he broke with a greedy smile on his face, but without knowing it young Franklin had been spying on Wolf and informed Goldie about every part of Wolf’s plan, in detail.
Goldie had just enough time to send a crow telling Wolf that, him and Goldie were no longer friends and Goldie was leaving the forest setting off for some other peaceful forest where he could trust his fellow animal friends, and he would not be eaten, yet welcomed with joy and care.
Wolf ran out and begged Goldie to stay and become his friend again, but, “No!’ Goldie knew better than to make friends with someone who was willing to kill their own friend just for wealth. Wolf pleaded with all his stony heart but, nothing he tried would ever change Goldie’s mind. Litte Franklin followed Goldie out the forest and headed to the Great Oak’s of Peace forest, where they had a warm welcoming by all.
Trust is valuable and should never be broken, because once trust is broken it is the hardest to retrieve. Once it's gone usually it's gone for good.
“Bye mom and dad¨ horse yelled from the a away tree.
¨Bye honey”Mom shouted ¨See you later alligator”Dad said with a chuckle. “In a while crocodile"horse sang. Horse ran as fast as she could. She ment up with her BFF pig." Pig¨ horse said “Hey, it's been a long time since I've seen you”She continued ¨So howś everything going.” ”Everythingś great. But I just saw you yesterday¨ pig pointed out. “Yeah I know” Horse said seriously. The two friends traveled through the forest. They have traveled over almost the whole forest just talking and catching up on each other. Since they have been walking for awhile Horse started to feel something. Something that wasn’t so pleasant. "Plop" out came something. I'm not going to get to detailed about it. But it was really serious. But that wasn't the only problem, Duck came over and laughed as hard as he could. “ Ha ha ha, you... POOPED” Duck shouted. Pig heard it all and raced up to horses side. “ ARE YOU MAKING FUN OF MY FRIEND!” she looked duck straight in his eye's. “What are you going to do, your just a little pig.” I might be small but I have powerful words and then maybe you will think before you talk and before you even think of of bullying someone” pig said confidently. “You tell’em pig” Horse yelled from behind. “That’s its enof”Pig told him. Horse came running up from cleaning up her poop. “Look duck, we all do it. I have seen you poop on the ground” Horse also looked at him straight in his eye’s to. Duck’s friends laughed until their head started to hurt. “ As I said maybe you should think before you say anything because you are going to hurt someone’s feeling” pig explained. “Plus, we all do it”. Horse and Pig walked away feeling confident and till that day duck never made fun of anyone.
Moral of the story is: Think before you talk
Meaning of the Moral: Think before you talk because you can hurt someone's feelings.
The Koala and the Pig
There once was a pig named Rude Pig. He had no manners not even one! The other animals hated him so much that they wouldn’t stand next to him for even a millisecond. Rude Pig always annoyed other people on purpose also he used to bug people when they are really busy.One day while Kind Koala was walking home he saw Rude Pig snoring as a loud as a lion’s roar under an oak tree, then Kind Koala thought, “Hmm I think I should teach this ugly and disgraceful a good lesson.”The wise Koala thought and then got a spectacular idea, “I think I should invite this Pig to dinner and show him how to behave like a gentle animal!”Koala exclaimed.
The next day Rude Pig came over for dinner, and when Kind Koala opened the door he saw Rude Pig wearing a ripped jeans and a T-shirt with weird stains all over it but Kind Koala didn’t mind he was wearing a fancy tuxedo with combed fur. The wonderful Koala greeted the yucky pig with nice and polite words but Rude pig came in with a deep grunt. After playing games and discussing about various things they went for dinner.
Then Kind Koala showed him how to eat like a gentle animal after seeing how kind Kind Koala was Rude Pig was amazed and he too started behaving with great and polite manners.To Koala’s surprise Rude Pig invited Kind Koala for dinner.The next day Koala came over for dinner and Rude Pig acted with really keen manners and thanked Koala for coming.From that day onwards Kind Koala and Rude PIg were friends and lived happily ever after.
Moral: “Kindness can make new people”
Don't waste It
Once upon a time in the heart of china there was a great big forest with many monkeys and pandas. There was golden grass, tall trees, and a tremendous amount of animals. The golden haired monkeys in the forest were really greedy and really didn’t care about the beauty surrounding them. They would just throw the resources out or only use part of it. While the monkeys were greedy the pandas were wise and if they had something they would use every single part of it and make sure none of it was wasted. Then one day there was a golden haired monkey skipping and jumping through the forest of bamboo. He was peeling the bamboo and eating it. MUNCH MUNCH MUNCH! A lot of it was going to waste and being thrown on the ground by the hyper monkey. Everyone would tell the monkey to not waste it but he just wouldn't listen to them.
The old and wise panda of the forest was sitting along the side of the damp dirt path and was watching the monkey. The monkey had just passed the panda and then he backed up. He took a body scan of the panda and questioned him, “ What happened to you oldy? ”
The panda told the monkey, “ You shan't be wasting all of this bamboo. One day you will regret it when you have none left. ” The monkey didn’t care and kept skipping along the dirt path. A few days later the monkey didn’t have any bamboo left and he asked everyone for some more food but nobody would give him any. he went to the panda and asked him for some bamboo. The panda didn’t give him any. In fact the panda just told him, “ You should have listened to me now you have no food. You are stuck with nobody helping you because you wouldn’t believe them. You should have listened. ” Then he handed the monkey with the bamboo and he said, “ Use it wisely. ”
Moral : Don't waste your resources and listen to something when everyone tells you something
The Wolf And the Mouse
Once their was a family of wolves. One day the father wolf decided to go and find food to bring back to the mother & the pups. He was looking for plants or mice when he saw a mouse surrounding food from campers.
He started to climb to the top to grab the mouse and the food. “Hey wolf you want this food?”
“Yes, and I want to eat you too.” The wolf came closer and closet to the mouse until the mouse stomped his foot and a storm of snow came crashing down on the wolf.
“Haha” the mouse laughed.
“Very funny you fluffy little cotton ball” The wolf sarcastically congratulated him. He came even closer til the mouse can feel the wolf’s warm stinky breath. The mouse climbed on his nose and flicked him on the four head.
The wolf opened his jaw then the mouse begged, “you know you could just ask to share because their is no way i’m going to eat that all. So at the end of the day the wolf made a new friend and realized that violence is never the answer.
The Test To Be King
Once upon a time there was a Gorilla king who was very nice and caring, but his nephew, the monkey was very greedy. He would take anything he wanted. They lived in a green environment.
One night, the Gorilla king wanted to decide on whether or not he should let the monkey be the next king. So, he decided to test the monkey. He called the monkey. “Listen, since winter is coming we have saved a million fruits for our family in the big tree hollow.” “You are allowed to take one fruit per day.” The Gorilla king added.
The monkey smelled this fresh, fruity smell and couldn’t resist to go to the tree hollow.
The monkey went inside the tree hollow and ate one fruit. “Crunch, munch, crunch.” he chomped loudly. “This is delicious!” the monkey thought to himself. Then he thought that it wouldn’t hurt to eat one more, I mean there are so many. So he ate another one, then another. Unfortunately, his stomach started hurting and he couldn’t get up. “Ahh, help, help!” he yelled. The Gorilla king heard him and quickly came to help him come out of the tree hollow.”
“What happened?” The Gorilla king asked with a smirk on his face.
“Nothing, I just ate one fruit and the next thing I know my stomach starts hurting.” The monkey lied.
“Oh really?” “Then how come there are only two fruits in the tree hollow?” The Gorilla king questioned.
“Ummm, I don’t know.” The monkey stammered.
“Monkey, this was all a test to see if you were capable to be king.” “You failed, because you were greedy.”The Gorilla King advised.
“Sorry, Uncle.” The monkey whimpered. “I will never do that again, I have learnt my lesson.” “Greediness will lead you to trouble.” “So Don’t Be Greedy.”
Moral: Don’t Be Greedy
Luxury Or Not?!
Once the there was there a sea turtle and a regular turtle. The sea turtle lived in the sea and a huge underwater “house” and a lot of danger but also a lot of luxury. The regular turtle lived in a river/lake didn’t have any danger and that much luxury .
Once the sea turtle was on its way to see his brother that lived in the lake/river.
When he got there he immediately wanted to rush back home into his luxury house.
"Woah! Woah! Woah!, where are you going?" the regular sea turtle asked his brother.
"Duh!, is it not obvious go to back to the sea!" the sea turtle said.
The regular turtle stopped his spoiled brother. He told him it is best to live in a safe place then a dangerous place.
The sea turtle kind of understood. He was close to being eaten once because of a predator.
The sea turtle stayed at the regular turtle's house 1 week. He realized it is so much safer than the sea.
"Thanks, brother, for make me understand safety comes first!" the sea turtle to his brother.
Moral: Safety comes first
The Lion and the Mouse Continued
“Chit, Chit, Chit” the mouse was nibbling on the rope. The King of the jungle, Lion, what stuck in the net. The Lion was walking to get water when all of a sudden, he stepped on a trap and got caught. Luckily, the hunters who wanted to take him to the zoo were on the other side of the jungle setting up more traps.
Pretty soon, the Mouse freed the Lion. They spent a lot of time together hunting and playing games with small animals. After spending a month with the Lion, the Mouse and him became best friends. The Lion trusted the Mouse so much that when he went hunting for food, he left the Mouse in charge of the jungle.
The Mouse became so overwhelmed, that he started making very terrible laws. For example, the mouse demanded that, all of the food will be the Lion’s and his food. No animal would get even a morsel. One day, the Lion came back early and saw the Mouse making awful and mean decisions. He was so shocked.
Suddenly, the Lion had an idea. He would trick the mouse to tell him what happened. He suddenly, pounced toward the mouse and cried, “How could you do this to me. You were my best friend. This is such a betrayal. From that day on, the mouse was the poorest animal in the jungle.
Moral- Never Betray your friend
The Dog and the Beaver
One day a beaver left to get nuts and fruits for lunch. He left the his lunch at his home and went to drink some water from the river near by. The dog sneaked up on the beaver and saw that he got nuts and fruits. He thought that he could steal his lunch and make him starve. When the beaver came back he went crazy.
He stomped to the dog’s cave and exclaimed,“ Did you take my nuts away?” “No,” responded sheepishly the dog. The beaver starved back to his home. The dog was walking next to the river. Suddenly he slipped right in the river.
“Help, help,” yelped the dog. The beaver heard the dog and ran as fast as he could to help him. The beaver grabbed a stick so the dog could grab onto it and get out of the water.
“Thank you,” the dog said politely. The beaver nodded his head. The dog felt so ashamed of what he did. So the dog gave back the nuts and fruits to the beaver. The beaver thanked the dog. They both skipped along happily to their homes.
Moral: Don’t lie to others
The Merchant and the Donkey
By Nandan Ranadive
One day there was a merchant who owned a donkey. He used the donkey to transport heavy goods to the city. He loaded the donkey with different goods every day and both of them would walk for hours to reach their destination.
One day the donkey was carrying salt to the city. That day the path was very slippery. When he was walking he slipped and fell into a small pond nearby. All the salt dissolved into the water and his load became much lighter. The donkey was very happy that he didn’t have to carry that heavy load for the rest of the trip. The merchant was very disappointed that he did not have anything to sell but he did not say anything to the donkey because it was an accident. Then the donkey said to himself, ”Why don’t I do this tomorrow too? If I fall into the water again my load will become lighter.”
So the next day they set out on the path to the city. The donkey had clothes on his back. That day was very hot and dry so the merchant frequently stopped for water. When they came by the pond the donkey purposely fell into the pond. When he got up the load was so heavy he could barely move an inch. The donkey did not realize that his load was clothes and not salt. The water made the load twice as heavier as it was before. At this point the merchant was so mad that he punished the donkey for ruining his goods again.
How giraffes got long necks
A herd of giraffes were grazing in the plains of the Savannah desert in Africa longing for cool water and new food. Their short necks did not allow them to eat different types of food, and since they were not carnivorous, they couldn’t eat animals. In the large group of giraffes, there was a young giraffe who eagerly wanted to get out of the hot African sun. After he finished digesting his food, rough yellow grass, he waddled to his mother. “Mother can you please help me look for a new plain to graze in ” he pleaded. The young giraffe did not like his daily routine of eating in the same plain, drinking the same water, and playing the same games. He desperately wanted to run away and have some different change in his life. Sadly he had a good heart and didn’t run away because he knew it would worry his mother.
After his cooling bath the youngster trotted to the little hill where he was to told to run a lap around the small river pond. “Well are you just going to stand there, come on run!” his sister ordered. With great grief, he dawdled toward the pond. The little giraffe hated his life. Can’t he just do something different for once. Suddenly a pleasing smell came to his nostrils. He quickly walked away from his track and followed the smell. He constantly stopped to see if anybody was looking at him. Unfortunately his sister found out that he had not obeyed her rules and ran after him. “HEY, STOP NOW!” she ordered. The little giraffe did not follow. He ran as fast as his four long, thin legs could carry him.
He finally stopped and figured out where the smell was coming from. A pot of yellow liquid sat near a honey tree. A woman slowly approached the pot and started singing. “I am selling honey for money” she burst out. The woman walked away from the pot to her little hut hut that was surrounded by trees. The small giraffe waddled towards pot of honey. “Come back right now!”his sister bellowed. “No, I am sick and tired of following your rules” he exclaimed. He stuck his head into the pot of honey and licked it until he could taste the mud of the pot.
His sister could not take it any more. She sneaked up behind her brother and took control of his hind legs. She pulled with all her might and finally, her brother’s head stuck out of the pot. She smiled with happiness until she opened her eyes and realized what she had done to her brother. His neck was as tall as his all his legs stacked on top of each other. “AHHH you look like a monster” she gasped.
His sister took him to the river bay were all the other giraffes saw him. They screamed in horror. As the young giraffe gazed in awe at his own reflection, he was not scared or upset. He kind of liked his new look. Now the little giraffe could finally eat a variety of food. He could reach for the leaves up in the highest tree and bend down to eat grass and drink water.
Not soon after, the other giraffes wanted to have long necks too as they were jealous of the youngster. So they followed his treatment, they stuck their heads in a pot of honey and other friends tried pulled them out. After most of the giraffes got long necks the young giraffe was crowned the leader of his herd and his herd was crowned oddest of the desert.
The Cheetah & the Mouse
Once upon a time it was a bright sunny day at the beautiful green thick jungle. There were birds singing. There are a lot of animals in the jungle such as a cheetah and a tiger sleeping, a Monkey climbing a tree, and a mouse running around the jungle.
The grey little mouse ran into the tiger and the cheetah's cage and woke the cheetah up. The cheetah quickly got up and chased the mouse as fast as he can. As he was faster the than the mouse, the cheetah grabbed the mouse and said “You are dumb if you thought that you were going to get away from me. The mouse fell out of the cheetah’s hand and hid behind the tree.
As the cheetah was searching for the mouse a strange old man was holding a net in his hand and threw the net on top of the cheetah. The old man ran back to his truck with the cheetah. The mouse ran back to the jungle and got the tiger and the monkey’s. They ran back to the truck and the tiger bit the net op0en and the monkey’s distracted the old man. They all jumped out the truck when the old man was not paying attention. “Why did you save me when I was so mean to you”. Said the cheetah. “Because I want to treat others the way I would want to be treated. “Thank you said the cheetah.
Moral: Treat people the way you would want to be treated
The Fox and The Crow
Once upon a time there was a fox who was hungry and was roaming in the big jungle to find something to eat. Then suddenly she saw a crow who had some bread in his beak. She sprinted as fast as she could towards the crow and begged if she could have the bread.
The crow got mad and attacked the fox then said, “Get out of here this is my bread! I am not giving it to you.” The fox started crying and then ran away.
Then once the fox found a piece of bread and took a little bite. The crow asked if he could have it. But the fox remembered that how the crow treated her. “No, I’m not giving you this bread. I’m the one who found it and I am the one who is going to eat it. So get out”, said the fox. The crow felt bad about himself so he flew away.
Moral of the story: Treat others the way you want to be treated.
The One Problem
There was once a Lion, Cheetah, and Zebra. They were best friends. They lived in a dry savanna with not many trees. They have enough of everything. Except, the Cheetah and the Lion decided to make fun of the Zebra. Everyday in the morning they sat at the corner of the nearest cave and whisper back and forth, teasing him. It was a joke, but it wasn’t funny. One day as usual this happened:
“Did you see Zebra’s stripes?” The Lion laughed. “It’s so weird.” The Cheetah nodded, laughing… a bit too much. The Zebra, hearing the laugh, put down his breakfast and followed where the sound was coming from.
“And he runs SO slow!” The Cheetah was exaggerating a little. The Zebra’s fast for most animals. The Zebra recognized the voices. The Zebra was so shocked; they were friends for nine years! The Zebra stormed out and went to its own cave; crying.The next day, the Zebra played with his own brothers and sisters, even though they were younger then him. The lion and cheetah noticed, and asked if the Zebra could play.
“No! I am babysitting my brothers and sisters.” Was the Zebra’s noble answer. The lion and cheetah walked away, not knowing the zebra’s problem. This was unusual because the Zebra, Lion, and Cheetah always play together. As they were walking, the cheetah realized something-
“Wait!” He told the lion. “The Zebra probably overheard us talking! He is mad at us!” The Lion and Cheetah were sad at this discovery. Their joke was not so funny after all! They finally came to a solution that they were going to apologize to the Zebra the first thing tomorrow morning. When they woke up, the Cheetah and Lion, ignoring the meat that was set beside them, ran to the Zebra. The Zebra rolled his eyes.
“Zebra, we are SO sorry.” The Lion and Cheetah thought the Zebra would be satisfied.
But, the Zebra thought, and finally said, “NO! I have been so loyal to you. I have saved you from getting eaten and much more. Is this how you repay me?” The Zebra felt like crying, losing his friends. It’s not really a big deal about the gossiping and all, but the Zebra had been so trustworthy toward these animals. Was this how he had to live?
Moral of the story: Do Not Gossip