1、The blind man and the cub 《盲人与小野兽》
There was once a blind man who had so fine a sense of touch that, when any animal was put into his hands, he could tell what it was merely by the feel of it. One day the cub of a wolf was put into his hands, and he was asked what it was. He felt it for some time, and then said, Indeed, I am not sure whether it is a wolf's cub or a fox's: but this I know -- it would never do to trust it in a sheepfold.
2、Look for a friend 《找朋友》
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 days: But we are both fishes.Sam thinks and says, You are right. Let's be friends.They become good friends.
3、The fox and the monkey《狐狸和猴子》
A fox and a monkey were on the road together, and fell into a dispute as to which of the two was the better born. They kept it up for some time, till they came to a place where the road passed through a cemetery full of monuments, when the monkey stopped and looked about him and gave a great sigh. Why do you sigh?said the fox. The monkey pointed to the tombs and replied, All the monuments that you see here were put up in honor of my forefathers, who in their day were e men. The fox was speechless for a moment, but quickly recovering he said, Oh! don't stop at any lie, sir; you're quite safe: I'm sure none of your ancestors will rise up and expose you.Boasters brag most when they cannot be detected.
4、The Cock and the Pearl 《公鸡和珍珠》
A cock was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shinning amid the straw. Ho! ho!quote he, that's for me, and soon rooted it out from beneath the straw. What did it turn out to be but a pearl that by some chance had been lost in the yard? You may be a treasure, quote master pock, to men that prize you, but for me I would rather have a single barley-corn than a peck of pearls.Precious things are for those that can prize them.
5、This crab is really special 《与众不同的螃蟹》
A male crab met a female crab and asked her to marry him. She noticed that he was walking straight instead of sideways. Wow, she thought, this crab is really special. I can’t let him get away. So they got married immediately. The next day she noticed her new husband walking sideways like all the other crabs, and got upset. What happened? she asked. You used to walk straight before we were married.Oh, honey,he replied, I can't drink that much every day.