Once upon a time there lived in a certain village a little country girl, the prettiest creature who was

ever seen. Her mother was excessively fond of her; and her grandmother doted on her still more. This good woman had a little red riding hood made for her. It suited the girl so extremely well that everybody called her Little Red Riding Hood. One day her mother, having made some cakes, said to her, "Go, my dear, and see how your grandmother is doing, for I hear she has been very ill. Take her a cake, and this little pot of butter." Little Red Riding Hood set out immediately to go to her grandmother, who lived in another village. As she was going through the wood, she met with a wolf, who had a very great mind to eat her up, but he dared not, because of some woodcutters working nearby in the forest. He asked her where she was going. The poor child, who did not know that it was dangerous to stay and talk to a wolf, said to him, "I am going to see my grandmother and carry her a cake and a little pot of butter from my mother." "Does she live far off?" said the wolf "Oh I say," answered Little Red Riding Hood; "it is beyond that mill you see there, at the first house in the village." "Well," said the wolf, "and I'll go and see her too. I'll go this way and go you that, and we shall see who will be there first." The wolf ran as fast as he could, taking the shortest path, and the little girl took a roundabout way, entertaining herself by gathering nuts, running after butterflies, and gathering bouquets of little flowers. It was not long before the wolf arrived at the old woman's house. He knocked at the door: tap, tap. "Who's there?" "Your grandchild, Little Red Riding Hood," replied the wolf, counterfeiting her voice; "who has brought you a cake and a little pot of butter sent you by mother." The good grandmother, who was in bed, because she was somewhat ill, cried out, "Pull the bobbin, and the latch will go up." The wolf pulled the bobbin, and the door opened, and then he immediately fell upon the good woman and ate her up in a moment, for it been more than three days since he had eaten. He then shut the door and got into the grandmother's bed, expecting Little Red Riding Hood, who came some time afterwards and knocked at the door: tap, tap. "Who's there?" Little Red Riding Hood, hearing the big voice of the wolf, was at first afraid; but believing her grandmother had a cold and was hoarse, answered, "It is your grandchild Little Red Riding Hood, who has brought you a cake and a little pot of butter mother sends you." The wolf cried out to her, softening his voice as much as he could, "Pull the bobbin, and the latch will go up." Little Red Riding Hood pulled the bobbin, and the door opened.

She was greatly amazed to see how her grandmother looked in her nightclothes. and come get into bed with me. my child." And." "Grandmother. . this wicked wolf fell upon Little Red Riding Hood. and sweet. complacent. who pursue young women at home and in the streets." "Grandmother. what big arms you have!" "All the better to hug you with. what big ears you have!" "All the better to hear with. quiet." but there are various kinds of wolves. what big eyes you have!" "All the better to see with. "Grandmother. what big legs you have!" "All the better to run with. And unfortunately. my child. seeing her come in. polite. saying these words. my child. I say "wolf. well bred young ladies. Moral: Children. said to her. unassuming. and ate her all up. my dear." "Grandmother." "Grandmother. "Put the cake and the little pot of butter upon the stool. hiding himself under the bedclothes. and said to her." Little Red Riding Hood took off her clothes and got into bed. it is these gentle wolves who are the most dangerous ones of all. There are also those who are charming. what big teeth you have got!" "All the better to eat you up with. especially attractive. they may well provide dinner for a wolf. for if they should do so.The wolf. should never talk to strangers.

he saw some pebbles. His plan had worked! Moral: Think and work hard. Suddenly. The crow thought hard for a while. until each of the three house had been blown to smithereens. and going over to each one in turn. he huffed and he puffed and he huffed all over again. Then he tried to push the jug to tilt for the water to flow out but the jug was too heavy. One lovely sunny day. Then. Soon it was high enough for the crow to drink. ever had a chance to grow up. he ate the frightened little piglets until they were all gone. he saw a water jug below the tree. . he could not find any. As more and more pebbles filled the jug. Then looking around it.The Thirsty Crow One hot day. He flew straight down to see if there was any water inside. and the one made of bricks. one by one. dropping each into the jug. a thirsty crow flew all over the fields looking for water. And that was the end of the three little piglets – and they never. Yes. Sadly. you may find solution to any problem. he suddenly had a good idea. almost lost all hope. the big bad wolf discovered the whereabouts of the three little piglets’ houses. He felt very weak. the water level kept rising. the one made of wood. For a long time. 'The Big Bad Wolf' Once upon a time there were three little piglets. he could see some water inside the jug! The crow tried to push his head into the jug. he started picking up the pebbles one by one. the one made of straw. he found that the neck of the jug was too narrow.

He was hot and tired and decided to stop and take a short nap. the rabbit slept longer than he had thought and woke up. he would be able to race to the finish line ahead of him.The Rabbit and the Turtle One day a rabbit was boasting about how fast he could run. the fox turned up his nose and said. The fox was to be the umpire of the race. Again the fox took a few paces back and tried to reach them but still failed. He was laughing at the turtle for being so slow. the fox jumped and just missed the hanging grapes. The Fox and the Grapes One afternoon a fox was walking through the forest and spotted a bunch of grapes hanging from over a lofty branch. However. the rabbit raced way ahead of the turtle. the turtle challenged him to a race. The rabbit got to the halfway point and could not see the turtle anywhere.” and proceeded to walk away. “Just the thing to quench my thirst. He never quit no matter how hot or tired he got. Much to the rabbit’s surprise. The rabbit thought this was a good joke and accepted the challenge. Even if the turtle passed him. All this time the turtle kept walking step by step by step.” he thought. . He just kept going. Finally. “They’re probably sour anyway. He could not see the turtle anywhere! He went at full-speed to the finish line but found the turtle there waiting for him. As the race began. just like everyone thought. giving up. Taking a few steps back.

my dear!” said the wolf. my dear!” replied the wolf. The Big Bad Wolf ran away never to be seen again. Mr. “Where are you going. The Big Bad Wolf then ran to her grandmother’s cottage much before Little Red Riding Hood. “What big teeth you have. When Grandma opened the door. Wolf!” she answered. On her way she met the Big Bad Wolf who asked. “All the better to hear you with. waiting for Little Red Riding Hood. .Little Red Riding Hood One day. Little Red Riding Hood skipped off. Grandma!” said Little Red Riding Hood. Little Red Riding Hood screamed and the woodcutters in the forest came running to the cottage. “Take this basket of goodies to your grandma’s cottage. little girl?” “To my grandma’s. Grandma!” said Little Red Riding Hood. Grandma!” she said in surprise. Little Red Riding Hood had learnt her lesson and never spoke to strangers ever again. Little Red Riding Hood’s mother said to her. The wicked wolf then wore Grandma’s clothes and lay on her bed. she entered and went to Grandma’s bedside. They beat the Big Bad Wolf and rescued Grandma from the cupboard. he locked her up in the cupboard. “My! What big eyes you have. but don’t talk to strangers on the way!” Promising not to. Grandma hugged Little Red Riding Hood with joy. “All the better to see you with. “All the better to eat you with!” growled the wolf pouncing on her. and knocked on the door. When Little Red Riding Hood reached the cottage. “My! What big ears you have.

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