The Lion and the Mouse
One day, a mighty lion, from hunting all morning, laid down to take a nap under a large, shady tree.
Some mice that lived at the foot of the tree, over the sleeping lion to return to their home. But just as the last mouse was crawling over him, the lion woke up.
The lion laid his big paw on the little mouse, him. The mouse was very afraid. He to the lion for him and begged him to spare his life and let him go. The lion the little mouse, so he lifted his paw and set the mouse free.
Some time later, the lion was walking near the mouse’s home. The lion stepped on a trap set by a hunter, and a net made of thick ropes the lion and pulled him up into a tree.
The lion to free himself but could not. His angry roars rumbled through the forest as he became upset and afraid.
The mouse heard the lion’s cries. Remembering the lion’s kindness, the mouse ran to the tree and climbed up to the trap.
He used his sharp little mouse teeth to through the thick ropes and set the lion free.
The lion and the mouse were friends forever after. Both of them had learned that it is good to help someone who has helped you.
Moral of the Story:
Good deeds are rewarded.