One morning a fox sees a cock. He thinks,"This is my breakfast.''
He comes up to the cock and says, "I know you can sing very well. Can you sing for me?'' The cock is glad[①]. He closes his eyes and begins to sing. The fox sees that and caches him in his mouth and carries him away[②].
The people in the field see the fox.They cry, "Look, look! The fox is carrying the cock away.'' The cock says to the fox, "Mr Fox, do you understand? The people say you are carrying their cock away. Tell them it is yours. Not theirs.''
The fox opens his mouth and says, "The cock is mine, not yours.'' Just then the cock runs away[③] from the fox and flies into the tree.
Pirate's Treasure--Written by Carol Moore
"Ten steps from the porch and twenty steps from the rose bushes," growled Bluebeard in Jimmy's dream one night. "There be treasure there! Aawrgh."
So the next day Jimmy began to dig. He dug until the hole was deep and the dirt pile was high.
He kept digging. The hole got deeper and the dirt pile got higher.
He dug until the hole was deepest and the dirt pile was at its highest. He sighed. "I'm too tired. I can't dig anymore." Then he spied something...
...but it was only one of Woofy's bones. Instead of treasure, all Jimmy had was a dog bone, a hole, and a big pile of dirt to fill it in with. He thought "That pirate lied to me!"
But when Jimmy's mother saw what he had done, she clasped her hands and smiled a smile from here to Sunday. "Oh, thank you, Jimmy. I always wanted a rhododendron bush planted just there. Here's $5.00 for digging that hole."