Fables

The Forthright Frog Fable

  Francois knew that he was the best person to take charge of Frogville. The village was growing rapidly! Villagers discussed the need for a mayor, and started throwing names in a hat. But nobody threw Francois’ name in because they hadn’t heard him speak. And that was the one thing that prevented Francois from…

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Timmy the Timid Timber Fable

  Timmy the Timber was a log at the furniture manufacturing warehouse. One by one, Timmy saw his friends volunteer to be created into furniture by rolling themselves to the front of the storage facility and getting selected to make furniture. As one friend left, another one came in, and so the cycle of movement…

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The Opposite Ornament Sisters Fable

  Twin sisters Olivia and Olga Ornament couldn’t be more different! Only friends and family knew they were twin ornaments. Others didn’t have a clue because of how different they looked and behaved. At the end of every holiday, the Merry family would pack them away with all the other decorations. Olivia would ensure she…

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The Hesitant Pigeon Fable

Tommy always had a hard time making up his mind and choosing anything. “I don’t know if I picked the right berries. I can’t decide which ones to eat,” lamented Tommy. Tommy the pigeon couldn’t decide what to eat or where to go. He couldn’t choose, always hesitated, and spent hours thinking. Jimmy the hummingbird…

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The Scary Swamp Fable

  Armando Alligator swam happily in the swamp. He giggled to himself as people and birds got so flustered when they saw him. “Gosh, all those creatures are pretty weird. Why do they get so scared when they see me? I’m the friendliest guy ever,” Armando thought. Armando looked up just in time to see…

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Selena the Self-Confident Snake Fable

  Sometimes, Selena couldn’t help but notice one glaring difference between her and the other jungle animals: She would shed her skin as often as four times per year. “I wish my body wouldn’t constantly change as much as it does,” she said to her mum one day. “I just don’t know if my friends…

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The Scared Robin Fable

  Max loved spending time with his mother, father, and siblings in their nest. The nest was small, but it was comfortable, and the only home he knew. One day, his parents noticed that Max and his siblings were getting too big for the nest. “The kids are growing so fast! I think it’s time…

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Grayson the Go-Getter Gopher Fable

  Digging burrows was the favourite pastime of the Green family of gophers. They spent as much time as possible digging deep and narrow tunnels where they could comfortably relax during their downtime. Grayson was the youngest member of the Green family, but he always shied away from burrowing. He was always nervous that whenever…

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The Tale of Two Tails Fable

  Jack the cat was living a lie. By day, he had a breathtaking, long, bushy, perfectly manicured tail. But, by night, he had a limp, lifeless, boring tail. Yes, jack had two tails. Jack went to a professional costume designer and asked her to create a detachable tail that mimicked that of the lead…

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Patience Brings Rewards Fable

  Peter Possum and Randy Raccoon were good friends. They explored the hills and dells of Lambert County and loved going for a cool swim in Grover Pond. One Tuesday in autumn, Peter and Randy ended up near the main road in Lambert County looking for their favourite loot—crisp, juicy apples that had fallen from…

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