The Dog and His Master’s Dinner – Aesop’s fables

The Dog and his master's food

A dog had mastered the duty of carrying his master’s dinner to the table perfectly. Every day he would carry the meal to the required destination as faithfully as possible. However, the delicious smell of the food often tempted, yet he never succumbed to temptation.  One day, a pack of wild dogs tried to stop him on … Read more

Young Crab and His Mother – Aesop fable

The young crab and his mother

A mother crab was watching her son walk towards her when she asked him why he always walked sideways. “You should always try to walk forward with your toes straight out” she scolded him, embarrassed by her sons silly antics. But the young crab did not know how to walk straight, since he had never … Read more

Two Goats – Aesop Fable

Two Goats

Two goats who were on opposite sides of a mountain, saw each other across an opening in their path, where a wild river ran below, crushing anything that fell inside. The only way to make it to the other side was by crossing over the weak bark of a fallen tree. Even the smallest of … Read more

The Gnat and The Bull – Aesop’s fables

The Gnat and The Bull

A Bull was busy grazing in a meadow when a Gnat began to buzz around its horns. Finally, after flying around for a bit, the Gnat settled down on the tip of the bull’s horns, resting for a bit.  When it decided to leave, the Gnat began to apologies to the bull for the inconvenience … Read more

The Lion and Mouse – Aesop’s fables

The Lion and The Mouse

One day, a mouse was scurrying out of his hole when he stumbled upon a sleeping lion. Stepping on the lion’s nose, the lion rose from his sleep and angrily captured the mouse. The poor mouse was terrified. He apologized for the act and begged the lion to forgive him, promising to help him out in the … Read more

The Wolf and the Crane – Aesop’s fable

The wolf and the crane

A wolf had been greedily eating up food because of which a bone got stuck in his throat. It was stuck crosswise, so that nothing else could go down his throat anymore. Starving for food and thirsty for water, the wolf was desperate to have someone pick it out.  The crane had a long neck and a … Read more

The Fox and Pheasants – Aesop’s fables

the fox and the pheasants

One night, a fox was out hunting for some prey so that he could feast on it for a wholesome meal. Roaming around he spotted some pheasants perched on a tree branch high up on the tree. He thought about a clever plan to get them down, so he slowly snuck nearer to the tree, … Read more

Porcupine and Snakes – Aesop’s fables

the porcupine and the snake

One night, a porcupine came across a small sheltered cave, where a bunch of snakes were peacefully living. Since he needed a place to stay for the night, he peered into the cave and asked the snakes if he could stay with them. Out of kindness, the snakes agreed to let him stay.  However, they … Read more

The Butterfly And The Rose – Aesop’s Fables

the rose and butterfly

A butterfly once fell in love with a beautiful rose. It would flutter around it and admire the rose for its crimson petals and blossoming beauty. The rose was not oblivious to the advances either, she herself was growing infatuated with the butterfly’s golden and black wings, and blushed red at his advances.  Soon the … Read more

The Quack Toad – Aesop’s fables

the quack toad

A frog had announced himself as a learned doctor in the jungle. He said that there was no ailment or disease he could not cure. Upon hearing his verdict, the fox hurried to see him. When he reached the frog, he said to him, “Hey frog, you say you have the cure for everything. If … Read more