故事一：《A Good Boy》《好孩子》
Little Robert asked his mother for two cents.
"What did you do with the money I gave you yesterday?"
"I gave it to a poor old woman," he answered.
"You're a good boy," said the mother proudly.
"Here are two cents more. But why are you so interested in the old woman?"
"She is the one who sells the candy."
故事二：《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.
It’s very hot.An old man is asleep on the chair.
A fly comes and sits on the end of the man’s nose.
The old man has a naughty monkey. He chases the fly.
The fly comes back again and sits on the old man’s nose again.
The monkey chases it away again and again.
This happens five or six times. The monkey is very angry.
He jumps up, runs to the garden and picks up a large stone.
When the fly sits on the old man’s nose again, the monkey hits it hard with the stone.
He kills the fly and breaks the old man’s nose.
故事四：《A Clever Farmer》《聪明的农民》
Uncle Sam doesn’t like farmer.
He thinks they are very foolish and only know work on the farm.
One winter morning, the sun is shining. Uncle Sam sits on the step of his house.
At that moment, a farmer with a map in his hand comes to him.
Farmer：Excuse me, Uncle. Can you tell me know to get to the hospital, please?
Uncle Sam: Lie down in the middle of the street and you’ll soon be at a hospital.
Farmer Please set an example to me.
Uncle Sam: I think you come to our city at the first time. It’s much more beautiful than the field. Is that right?
Farmer: Yes, uncle. But it is built on the field.
Uncle Sam’s face turns red.
故事五：《Where Is the Hat?》《帽子在哪里？》
Jack is a little goose. He has a lovely hat. He likes wearing it very much.
But when he sits, his hat can’t stay on his head.
He puts his hat down and begins to play game with the hat.
When he gets tired of the game, things are not the same.
He can’t find his hat. Where is it? Jack thinks hard.
He looks up and down, and walks here and there. He can’t find his hat yet.
At this time, his mother comes in.
As soon as she sees Jack, she cries, “Oh, my dear! Don’t be foolish. Your hat is on your head.”
译：Jack feels very foolish. He doesn’t want to wear his hat on his head.
A man has two dogs: a hound and a housedog.
He trains the hound to help him hurt and teaches the housedog to watch the house.
When he returns home after a day’s hunt, he always gives the house-dog some meat.
The hound feels very angry. He says unhappily to the housedog, “Where I work very hard outside, you share my food.”
“Don’t blame me, my friend. You should blame the master. He doesn’t teach me to hurt, but to share other’s food,” the housedog answers.
Don’t blame children for the mistakes of their parent
故事七：《The Bathing Boy》《洗澡的男孩》
One day, Tom is bathing in a river.
He doesn’t swim well and will be drown. He calls out loud for help.
A man is just passing by.
He doesn’t help the boy, but stands by and says to him:“How imprudent you are! It is dangerous to bath in the river.”
“Oh, yes sir,” cries the boy, “ Please help me out and scold me afterward.”
Counsel without help is useless.
故事八：《Who Pours Ink on My Chair?》《谁把墨水倒在我椅子了？》
Donny is a seven year old boy. He goes to school every day.
The school is near his home. So he goes there on foot and comes back home on time.
But today, he is late. His mother asks him, “Why do you go to the headmaster’s office?”
“Because the teacher asks us a question in class and nobody can answer it, but I can.”
“It’s good to answer the teacher’s question.”
“But the question is ‘Who pours ink on my chair?’”
故事九：《I Will Not Take a Bath》《我不能愿意洗澡》
I will not take a bath, I won’t get in tub.
I has bath last week.I don’t need another scrub.
I would need my rubber ducky, a bucket and a boat, my toy whale, a submarine, a rubber ball.
No, I can not take a bath.
The tub is too small. It’s all filled up with toy. There’s no room for me.
故事十：《Two Little Monkeys》《两只猴子》
The monkey mother has two little monkeys. She likes the younger, not the other.
One day, they were playing in a forest when a wolf came running at them.
The monkey ran away with the younger monkey in a hurry and left the older alone.
She climbed up a tree and held the younger in her arms.
After some time, the wolf went away slowly.
The monkey took the baby out of her arms.
She was surprised to see that the baby had died, for the baby was held in arms too highly.
Very long time later, she remembered to look for the older baby.
The older baby was hiding in a wood. So he saved himself.