The North Wind and the Sun

Who is stronger, the North Wind or the Sun?

The Donkey and the Baskets of Salt

The donkey doesn’t like to carry the heavy baskets of salt. He gets a smart idea. Can he fool the merchant? Once upon a time, there was a merchant and a donkey. Every morning, the merchant took the donkey to the seaside and collected salt. He loaded salt into baskets and put them on theContinue reading “The Donkey and the Baskets of Salt”

The Milkmaid and Her Bucket

A milkmaid goes outside and walks into the barn. “Good morning, my dear cow,” she says. She takes a wooden bucket and milks the cow. As she milks the cow, she says, “This milk is good. It will make plenty of cream.” She stands up and pats the cow on its head. She continues, “AndContinue reading “The Milkmaid and Her Bucket”

The Seven Young Goats and the Wolf

This is a classic fairy tale. It was edited by Judy Shinohara for level 2 readers. Fairy Tale Fantasy. There was once an old goat who had seven little kids. She loved them all as much as any mother ever loved her children. One day the old goat wanted to go into the woods toContinue reading “The Seven Young Goats and the Wolf”

The Little Princess in the Woods

This is little Princess Rosemary. It is summer. Princess Rosemary wakes up early. She jumps out of bed. She puts on her gold crown. She looks out the castle window. There are rose trees. The red roses are beautiful. Behind the rose trees, Princess Rosemary sees some children. They are the Dew Children. The princessContinue reading “The Little Princess in the Woods”