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The lion and the mouse


This traditional story is about helping a friend. Can a mouse help a lion? Watch and find out!

Narrated by Melvyn Hayes

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MissFieldClarinet's picture

it was a great story

KingDragonBamboo's picture

I like it!

PrinceStylishFootball's picture

i like it.

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WhiteHamster70's picture

I loved the story

ExtraPearl3000's picture

nice and valuable story

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TurquoiseBirdBubble's picture

This type of reading is called fable. The fables include a little lesson, called morals. Generally the characters of a fable are animals.

CyclingTelevisionRadar's picture

 just for children!!!!!!!!!!

BlackDinosaur40's picture

I like it .

I helped my friend Isam to study Math .