Tests Your Friends
Kim and Choi were traveling
A bear suddenly met them on the path.
Kim quickly climbed
into a tree and hid.
Choi fell flat on the ground.
The bear sniffed
Choi all over his body.
He held his breath and pretended to be
The bear went away, because bears will not touch a dead
Kim came down from the tree, and made a joke.
Kim asked Choi
"what did the bear whisper in your ear?"
"the bear told me never to travel with a friend
away when danger comes".
2. One Good
Turn Deserves Another
An ant went to the river bank for
The unlucky ant fell into the water and almost drowned.
dove was sitting in a tree hanging over the river.
She plucked a leaf,
and let it fall into the water near the ant.
The ant climbed onto the
leaf and floated back to the river bank.
Later, a hunter arrived and
began to make a trap for the dove.
The ant came and stung the hunter on
The painful sting made the hunter cry out.
Then the dove
was warned of danger and flew away.
3. The Dog
in the Manger
A dog who wanted to sleep jumped
into the manger of an ox.
The dog felt very comfortable in the soft
Soon the ox came home from working and wanted to eat the
The dog was very angry, barked at the ox and tried to bite
At last the unhappy ox went away muttering:
"That dog can't eat
Often people won't give others what they can't enjoy
Is The Mother Of Invention.
A crow, dying of thirst, suddenly
saw a flask under a tree.
He hoped to find water, and happily flew
However, there was only a little water in the bottom of the
The crow tried very hard to reach the water, but he could
At last he had an idea.
The crow collected stones one by one
with his beak.
Then he dropped the stones one by one into the
Soon the water came up to the top of the flask where he could
Nature Can't Be Hidden
A cat fell in love with a
handsome young man.
The cat asked Venus, the Goddess of Love, to change
her into a woman.
Venus agreed, and changed the cat into a beautiful
The young man saw the cat-woman and fell in love.
He asked to
Later they were lying together in bed.
goddess wanted to test if the cat-woman
had really changed her
Venus put a mouse in the middle of the bedroom.
cat-woman immediately forgot her lover and chased the mouse.
She turned the beautiful woman back into a
A man had two daughters, Amy and
Amy married a gardener and Mary married a brick-maker.
the man asked his daughters if they were happy.
Amy said, "Everything
is fine, except we need rain for the plants".
Mary said, "Everything is
fine, except we need fine weather
for the bricks to dry."
man sighed. One daughter would have to be unhappy