A hungry Fox found in a hollow tree a quantity of bread and meat which some shepherds had placed there against their return. Delighted with his find he slipped in through the narrow aperture and greedily devoured it all. But when he tried to get out again he found himself so swollen after his big meal that he could not squeeze through the hole and fell to whining and groaning over his misfortune. Another Fox happening to pass that way came and asked him what the matter was; and on learning the state of the case said “Well my friend I see nothing for it but for you to stay where you are till you shrink to your former size; you’ll get out then easily enough.”
It’s very hot.. An old man is asleep on the chair.
A fly comes and sits on the end of the man’s nose.
The old man has a naughty monkey.
He chases the fly. The fly comes back again and sits on the old man’s nose again.
The monkey chases it away again and again. This happens five or six times. The monkey is very angry.
He jumps up runs to the garden and picks up a large stone.
When the fly sits on the old man’s nose again the monkey hits it hard with the stone. He kills the fly and breaks the old man’s nose.
猴子在追打苍蝇。 苍蝇再一次飞落在老人的鼻子上，猴子一再追打苍蝇。 这样往返了五六次，猴子很生气。
三、《Lay golden goose》
One morning a countryman went to his goose’s nest and saw a yellow and glitteringegg there.He took the egg home. To his delight he found that it was an egg of pure gold.
Every morning the same thing occurred and he soon became rich by selling his eggs.
The countryman became more and more greedy. He wanted to get all the gold at once so he killed the goose when he looked inside he found nothing in its body.
四、《Monkeys Grasp for the Moon》
One daya little monkey is playing by the well.He looks in the well and shouts :“Oh!My god!The moon has fallen into the well!”An older monkeys runs over takes a lookand says“Goodness me!The moon is really in the water!”And olderly monkey comes over.He is very surprised as well and cries out:“The moon is in the well.”A group of monkeys run over to the well .They look at the moon in the well and shout:“The moon did fall into the well!Come on!Let’get it out!”Thenthe oldest monkey hangs on the tree up side down with his feet on the branch .And he pulls the next monkey’s feet with his hands.All the other monkeys follow his suitAnd they join each other one by one down to the moon in the well.Just before they reach the moonthe oldest monkey raises his head and happens to see the moon in the skyHe yells excitedly “Don’t be so foolish!The moon is still in the sky!”
五、《Look for a Friend》
Sam is a little fish. He lives in the sea. He is very lonely. He wants to have a friend. The friend looks like him. Sam sees an ink fish. The ink fish has eight legs. He doesn’t look like Sam. So Sam goes away. Sam meets a shark. He wants to say hello to the shark. The shark opens his big mouth. Sam runs away quickly. Sam is tired and hungry. He wants to have a rest. Then he sees a round fish. She says to him. “Hello! Would you like to be my friend?” Sam answers: “Of course! But you are round. I am flat.” The round fish says: “But we are both fishes.
Sam thinks and says ”You are right. Let’s be friends.“ They become good friends.
塞姆是一条小鱼，他在海里。他生在海里。他很孤独，想要找一个朋友，那个朋友看起来要想他。 塞姆看见一条墨鱼。墨鱼有8条腿，看上去不像塞姆。因此塞姆游走了。塞姆遇见一条鲨鱼。他想跟鲨鱼问好。鲨鱼张开大嘴，塞姆有迅速地逃走了。 塞姆又累又饿，他要休息一会儿。这时他看见一条圆鱼，圆鱼对他说：”你好！你愿意做我的朋友吗？“ 塞姆回答：”好哇！可你是圆形的，我是扁的。“圆鱼说：”但是我们俩都是鱼啊！“
六、《Two Little Monkeys》
The monkey mother has two little monkeys. She likes the younger not the other.
One day they were playing in a forest when a wolf came running at them. The monkey ran away with the younger monkey in a hurry and left the older alone. She climbed up a tree and held the younger in her arms.
After some time the wolf went away slowly. The monkey took the baby out of her arms. She was surprised to see that the baby had died for the baby was held in arms too highly. Very long time later she remembered to look for the older baby. The older baby was hiding in a wood. So he saved himself.
二天， 过些时候，狼慢慢地离开了。母猴从他的怀里放下小猴子。她吃惊的发现猴宝宝已经死了，因为小猴子在她的怀里被搂地太紧了。过了很长时间，她才想起去寻找那只大猴子。大猴子藏在一个大洞里，他救了自己。 小故事总是用简短的故事带给我们不一样的体会。而英文小故事，正好让我们在学习英文的同时，领略哲学的生活。 让我们一同走进这个由字母组成的故事中吧，让这些故事，为我们带来感悟，也为我们带来欢声笑语。
七、《The Hippo and I》
A hippo lives in the zoo. I like him very much. I often go to see him. He often thinks of me too. Today is Sunday. It is fine today. I go to see him again. After I leave the zoo he follows me to my house. I give him lettuce cabbages bananas apples and other food. He eats them up. When I sing songs he stays in the pool. He is as quiet as a rabbit.
In the evening he jumps onto my bed with me. My mum tells him to go home. He has to pack his bag and go back to the zoo. My mum lets me see him every week.
河马住在动物园里，我很喜欢他。他经常去看它，他也经常想我。 今天是星期日，是个好天气，我又一次去看望它。在我离开动物园之后，他跟随到我的家。我给他莴苣、生菜、香蕉、苹果和其他食物。他都吃了。 当我唱歌是，它待在水池里，像兔子一样安静。
八、《Do the things you don’t like》
A farmer and his son traveling by horse and buggy up a narrow lane met a motorist going the other way. There was no room to pass for two miles in either direction. The motorist in hurry honked his horn.
‘If you don’t back up” said the farmer rolling up his sleeves “I won’t like what I’m going to have to do.” The xiaogushi8.com surprised driver put his car in reverse and backed up two miles allowing the horse and buggy to go by.
‘What was it you wouldn’t have liked to have done xiaogushi8.com back there?”
asked the farmer’s son. ‘Back up two miles” replied the farmer.
九、《Talking on the Telephone》
Each Sunday the minister called the children to the front of the church while he told them a story. Once he brought a telephone to better illustrate the idea of prayer.
“You talk to people on the telephone and don’t see them on the other end of xiaogushi8.com the line right?” he began. The children nodded yes. “Well talking to God is like talking on the telephone. He’s on the other end but you can’t see him. He is listening though.”
Just then a little boy piped up and asked “What’s his number?”