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Personal Fables By 3A

Prologue Year 3 students chose one of the morals of the fables they had read throughout the unit and wrote their own personal fable. The Year 1 students helped them illustrate them. Have a look at their wonderful productions!

The Lion and the Ant One day in the forest there was a Lion and an Ant. The Lion was big and the Ant was tiny. One day the Lion was caught in a hunter´s net, and the Ant called a Mouse because the Ant couldn’t help the Lion. The mouse bit the net and the Lion could escape. The next day the Ant was going to be eaten by an Ant eater. The Lion hit the Ant eater. The lion scratched the Ant eater and it ran away.

Moral: One good turn deserves another. By Floro

The Snail and the Cheetah. One day there was a small, slow, clever and fat Snail. He was going to his house. A fat fast and big Cheetah was laughing at the slow Snail because he was slow. The Snail challenged the Cheetah to run a race because he felt angry. Then the Cheetah ran a race with the Snail. Next the Cheetah thought that he had left the slow Snail behind. After a little while he looked at the sun. After that he saw the Snail in the finishing line and the Cheetah ran as fast as a bullet. The Snail won the race.

Slow and steady wins the race. By Franco

The Cheetah and the Tortoise

One day in March there was a Cheetah. This Cheetah was very fast, big and nice. First the Cheetah was scampering around the jungle. Next the Cheetah met a Tortoise. The Tortoise was kind, intelligent, little and very slow. Then the Cheetah teased the Tortoise saying bad things. After that the slow Tortoise challenged the fast Cheetah to a race and the Tortoise answered “Yes”. Then the silly Cheetah shouted “Ready steady go!” The Cheetah run very fast and passed the nice Tortoise, he could not see the Tortoise. The Cheetah went very fast, so he tripped over a trunk, because it was very big. The Tortoise used his opportunity and he continued trotting. The Cheetah went to the hospital, the Tortoise won the race.

Moral: Slow and steady win the race. By Ian

The Tiger and dog One summer evening a strong, bad, fast and silly Tiger that lived in a Forest was saying “I am the best, I am the prettiest in the world” The dog who was patient, fluffy, soft and slow was getting fed up. The Dog shouted “You want to race with me” The strong Tiger answered “Okay.” Next the Dog ran the race. The Tiger started going very fast but the Tiger saw a girl, so he got distracted with her. The soft Dog won the race. The Tiger was impressed because he didn´t think that someone so slow was going to beat him. The Dog felt very happy.

Moral: Slow and steady wins the race. By Isa E

The Duck and the Squirrel One hot afternoon a small, white Duck was strolling through a forest and saw a beautiful place full of animals. After that he met a sly, big and clever Squirrel. The sly Squirrel wanted to show his kindness to his new friend. So then the Squirrel told the weak Duck “Come and have tea to my house that is on the top of the Jacaranda tree”. The small Duck went to climb the Squirrel’s tree, but when he tried he couldn’t because he slipped. After a while he realized that he couldn’t climb the tree and that he had fallen for the Squirrel’s trick. He didn’t say anything he just stalked angry to his lake because he couldn’t climb the tree and couldn’t eat. The next day the Duck wanted to repay the Squirrel’s kindness so he invited the Squirrel to his lake to have lunch. The Squirrel went to the lake but when he tried to swim he couldn’t because he didn’t know how to. As he couldn’t swim he felt very furious without eating. The Squirrel learnt that IF YOU TRICK SOMEONE HE


The Turtle and the Cheetah A long time ago in a dark forest there lived a Cheetah. The Cheetah was fast, rude, unkind and not so clever. The Cheetah was always showing off saying how fast he was.

One day when the

Cheetah was going home he met a Turtle. The Turtle was slow, clever, nice, kind and confident. The Cheetah scampered closer to the Turtle and laughed “Where are you going slowcoach?”


Turtle replied “I’m going home.” “Ha!” laughed the Cheetah “You are never going to get there slowcoach!” The Turtle squeaked the Cheetah “I am fast enough to win you in a race” The Cheetah answered “Ok we will race tomorrow at 10:00 o’clock from the top of the high hill to the deep lake.” The Turtle accepted. The next day at 10:00 o’clock the Cheetah was already there and the Turtle was late. When the race started the Cheetah ran as fast as he could shouting “Bye slowcoach” The Turtle just walked slow and steady. Then the Cheetah was tired and squeaked “I will walk” Because he knew the Turtle was never going to reach him.

After a while the Turtle saw the Cheetah and went through

the green grass so the Cheetah didn´t see him. When the Turtle got out of the grass he didn´t see the Cheetah so he went on. When the Cheetah was about to cross the finish line, he saw the Turtle drinking cold water from the lake. The Turtle won the race and the Cheetah felt embarrassed, but learnt his lesson.

Moral: “Slow and steady wins the race” By José

The Hunter and the Foxes One cold afternoon two playful foxes were playing. Suddenly a hunter came. ”It’s a hunter, let’s run!” So they ran and ran until one fox entered a hot stable. But the other fox kept on running and running. He had an idea, the idea was that he could camouflage in the nature. The hunter didn’t find him. “No!” cried the hunter. The hunter went away. After that the other fox said “That was awesome, I heard the hunter whispering” “Yes, he whispered that you are not a good friend”.

Fair weather friends aren’t worth having By Juan G

The Elephant and the Ant One day in March in the hot Savannah a big Elephant was in his house trying to be a hero. The next day he saw a small Ant that was going to be sucked by an ant eater. The Elephant thought “It is my opportunity to be a hero.” And off he went, he went trotting. When he arrived the Elephant stepped on the ant eater and he thought he was super Elephant. The Ant wanted to thank the Elephant but he thought “I am very small. I can’t help an Elephant, a big Elephant.” The next day the Ant saw a Cheetah that was going to eat the Elephant. The Ant bit the Cheetah and the Cheetah ran away. The Ant felt he was a hero and the Elephant yelled “We are heroes.” The Elephant and the Ant became very good friends.

Moral One good turn deserves another. By Juan SB

The Cheetah and the Flamingo One summer evening there was a sly Cheetah, he was fast, with a very good smell and was a very good hunter that lived in the Savannah. One day the fast Cheetah saw a tall Flamingo while he was hunting so he invited the Flamingo, who had long legs and long beak, to eat. After that the Cheetah ran to hunt with the Flamingo but when they finished hunting, the Flamingo couldn’t eat anything because he had a weak beak and the Cheetah had a very strong snout. Then he realized that he was tricked, so he felt furious. The next day the Flamingo asked if the Cheetah wanted to go to fish and he answered “Yes” but he couldn’t fish anything because he didn’t have a long beak like the Flamingo, and the Cheetah felt deceived by himself.

Moral: If you trick someone he will trick you back. By Julia

The Cat and the Mouse

One hot afternoon in a Savannah there was a Cat called Olli. Olli was soft, fluffy, big and intelligent. Next day came a Mouse called Tom. Tom was intelligent, small, cute and smart. One day Olli was washing her face and Tom threw a rock on Olli’s face but Tom didn’t mean to do it. After that Olli wanted to eat Tom. Tom who was very scared cried “Please let me go I’m going to return this favor “. Olli laughed “Ha, ha, ha you a favor to me!” Next

day Olli was trapped in a hunter’s trap, Olli shouted

“Help!” Tom heard Olli and started to run and when Tom found Olli started to bite the hunter´s trap. Finally Olli was free and then Olli and Tom became big friends.


“The Puma and the Snail”

One summer evening a fast, big and long Puma was running in the forest when he saw a slow, small and short Snail. The two were listening to the birds whistling. That day the Puma was shouting “I am the fastest animal on the world. “That is not fair” answered the Snail and the Puma yelled “Yes, it not is fair because I am the fastest animal on the world. “Do you want to run a race?” asked the Puma. The next day the race took place. They ran from the forest to the jungle. “Ready, steady, go!” shouted Puma. The excited Puma was running as fast as he could. When the race started the Snail was at fifteen steps from the start line. The Puma trotted so fast he got off track. When he went back to the tack the Snail was getting to the finishing line. Everybody shouted “You are the best”. The Puma felt sad when he lost the race.

Slow animals can win races By Manu

“The Cheetah and the snail” One hot afternoon there was a quick, big, bad, silly and impatience Cheetah. He thought that he was the best one in the world. He lived in a dark forest. Then the Cheetah was walking and saw a slow, small, nice, cleaver and patience snail.

The snail was bored of hearing the

Cheetah showing off. The snail shouted “I challenge you to race”. The Cheetah laughed and answered “Yes”. After that they went to race. The Cheetah ran as quickly as a flash.

The snail walked

slowly. The Cheetah saw a Zebra got distracted and he bumped into a rock and fainted. The snail tried not to do noise and he won the race.

Slow and steady win the race. By Mateo

The Cat and the Ant One day in March there was a big, fast, bold and white Cat who lived in a dark forest. Next day an Ant went to the biggest tree of the forest. He met a Cat. The small, weak Ant was looking at a tree because on the tree there were pieces of food.

The Cat

teased the Ant shouting “You are too slow, ha ha, ha”. The black Ant challenged the White Cat to a race. The Cat laughed. “I’m going to win”, said the bold Cat. The race was going to start tomorrow at 10:00 o’clock. They were going to run from the big tree to the Ant’s house. Next morning, the fast Cat and the slow Ant were ready. A Snail shouted “Ready, steady, GO!” and off the Cat went very, very fast. The Ant kept walking slowly. The bold Cat thought that he was going to win so he saw some rats and got distractive to eat them. One hour later the Ant was crossing the finishing line and a Cheetah shouted “Come On!” The Ant was passing the finishing line. As quick as a flash the Cat ran but it was too late, the Ant had won the race. The cat felt embarrassed because a slowcoach like the Ant had won a race.


By Matu

The Flamingo and the kangaroo One summer evening in the Savannah a slow and intelligent Flamingo was strolling near a net when a fast Kangaroo appeared jumping. They told their names to each other. After that the Kangaroo was already gone because she had to go and eat to her house. But when the Kangaroo was trotting she heard a voice that shouted “Help, Help!” so she went running to where the net was and suddenly saw the fat Flamingo trapped in the net. But the Kangaroo didn´t know what to do. She had a brilliant idea she started jumping backwards until she broke the net and set free the Flamingo. She started to jump backwards until she broke the big net that was hanging from a tree. They both felt glad. The Flamingo was glad because she was safe and the Kangaroo was glad of what she had done. The Flamingo thanked the Kangaroo. The Kangaroo was strolling near the swamp and a little rock that was on the floor made her fall into the swamp. The Flamingo had already gone to her house to take a nap. But the Kangaroo cried “Help me, help me!”. It was so loud that the Flamingo heard him. She went running to the swamp to save the Kangaroo because a crocodile was about to eat her. The Flamingo had a brilliant idea. She threw lots of little rocks on the crocodile’s head the crocodile went to another place. When the Kangaroo got out of the swamp she thanked a lot to the Flamingo. The flamingo felt proud of her act. The Kangaroo felt glad. Because the Flamingo she saved no saved her. And then they became big friends.

One good turn deserves another

By: Mia Ch

The Frog and the Parrot One hot afternoon a sticky and green Frog was jumping from one lily pad to an anther lily pad. A hungry snake was slithering following the Frog. The snake was about to eat the small creature when a colorful Parrot got the tiny Frog from her hands and took the Frog to a safe place. The Frog felt very much relived. The first thing that the animal cried!!!! ’’Thanks you’’!!!! . One nice morning the neat Parrot was eating her fruits when a Tiger saw the Parrot and tried to eat him, but the cute Frog jumped on the Tiger’s nose. The Tiger could not see anything. He roared “Get of get of’’ The intelligent Parrot flew away with the small creature.

One good turn deserves another one. By Mia D

The Octopus and the Fish One hot afternoon in the sea there were an Octopus and a Fish. The Octopus was big colorful and smart. The Fish was small clever and nice. One day the Fish was swimming in the sea and there were two stones and the Fish got stuck with them. “HELP HELP “said the Fish. Octopus heard him and helped save the Fish by pushing with his tentacles. “Thank you, thank you”, said the Fish “You are the best.” The Fish felt very happy because an Octopus saved her life. The next day the Octopus was looking for food and was trapped with some seaweed. The Fish saw the Octopus and the Fish broke the seaweeds with his strong fins. The Octopus was proud that a friend helped him. The fish and the Octopus became very good friends.

One good turn deserves another By Mia P

The Puma and the Snail It was a lovely summer day and a Snail that was walking met a Puma. The Snail was very clever, slow and small. The Puma was fast, strong, playful and big. After that the Puma shouted “You are very, very slow” the Snail didn´t pay attention. Then the Snail challenged the Puma to a race because he wanted to show that she wasn`t so slow and the playful Puma answered “Yes”. On the day of the race the Snake said “Ready steady go!!” And the fast Puma went running as quickly as a flash to the finish line but on the way he tripped and fainted. After that the slow Snail won the race and they gave him a trophy. When the Puma woke up, the Snail was celebrating that he had won. Finally the big Puma learnt his lesson.


BY Nacho

The Parrot and the Ant

One hot afternoon in an Island there was an Ant. The Ant was little, good, nice and cute she was trotting and found a Frog that was all green with black and had dirty dots. The Frog tried to eat the Ant but a Parrot came and grabbed the Ant. The Parrot that was colorful, nice and cute landed on the first thing he found. The Ant said “Thank you very much, thank you, I am going to do the same for you “The Parrot said “You are welcome”. The next day the Parrot was flying and two boys got the Parrot .The Ant saw that and went running to call his friends. The Ant called his friends and went up the leg and bit the boys. The boys ran, ran and ran, the Parrot thanked the Ant, the Ant felt impressed. They lived happy for ever.


The Parrot and the Duck One day a group of orange and big Parrots were flying over an enormous Jungle. In the Jungle there also lived a pretty and white Duck who loved eating. One day the Duck strolled and found the Parrots and they became good friends. The next day the parrots were hungry and they wanted to eat corn in the Farmer’s house. The Duck was also hungry and went with them. The parrots obliged the duck to go with them and they flew to the farm, but the farmer caught them with a net. The Duck shouted “Let me go, I came because the Parrots told me to” And the bad and naughty farmer said “Too bad”.

Moral: You are the company you keep. By Pablo

The Squirrel and the Snail One hot afternoon in a jungle there lived a Snail who was weak, kind and small. He was playing and a Bird wanted to eat him, so a big Squirrel who was strong, big and kind jumped from a tree and got the Snail. The Squirrel saved the Snail so he said “Thank you”. Then the slow Snail felt proud and yelled “I will help you one day. The big Squirrel went to play walking away. After that the Snail was with her friend and he saw a hunter who wanted to shoot the strong Squirrel. The playful Snail didn’t say anything to her friend and crawled to where the hunter was. He made the hunter trip with her strong shell and fall. The big Squirrel realized the hunter was there and they went running away.

Moral: Little friends can become big friends. By:Pakita

The Elephant and the Mouse

One day in March there was a strong, big, intelligent Elephant that lived in the dangerous jungle he was doing his house for the winter. The next day when while he was doing his house for the winter a little Mouse scurried and cried “Stop working and come walking to play” The intelligent Elephant answered “No I´m doing my house for the winter ““Make your own house” answered the fat Elephant to the small Mouse. The not so smart Mouse replied “No“. When winter came the enormous Elephant had a house to live and the little Mouse no!. Next when the smart Elephant was eating breakfast the minute Mouse came running and urged “Can I live with you please!“ Because he was feeling cold and the fat Elephant who was very kind answered “Okay.”

MORAL: There are times to play and times to work. By Pepe

The Worm and the Cheetah One hot afternoon there was a Worm and a Cheetah that lived in the Savannah. The Cheetah was fast and big. The next day, the Worm was strolling to his house and the Cheetah appeared and the Worm challenged the Cheetah to run a race because he was tired of the Cheetah calling him “Slowcoach” all the time. But the slow, intelligent and patience Worm shouted “I want the race now”, so they said “Ready, steady, go!” The silly Cheetah ran as fast as he could and the Worm crawled slowly. Suddenly the Cheetah saw a girl cheetah and fell in love with her. When the Cheetah was distracted with his new friend, the fabulous Worm passed the Cheetah trotting and won the race. The Cheetah felt angry and frustrated.

Slow and steady wins the race. By Regi

The Farmer and the Chickens One hot afternoon in a lovely farm there was a sly, mischievous and little farmer. He was clever and naughty. He lived in a small and lovely farm with his kind and loyal family. They were very helpful. One summer afternoon the clever farmer was tired of look after the chickens. He wanted to have fun so he started thinking what could he do. After a while the farmer had an idea he was going to cry “Fox.” The naughty farmer trotted to his house and shouted “Fox, fox, it’s eating the chickens!” The helpful family ran the fastest they could, but when they arrived there wasn`t a fox and the chickens were safe. The mischievous farmer yelled “You fell for my trick, you fell.” Next day the farmer was tired again of looking after chickens so he thought “If yesterday they fell for my trick today they can fall again.” So he scampered to his house and shouted “Fox, fox, it’s eating the chickens!” So they scurried but when they arrived there was no fox and the chickens were safe. The farmer shouted “You fell again! ”The family went away feeling angry. The next day when the farmer was drinking water a big fox came. When the farmer arrived the fox was eating the chickens. The farmer shot off and shouted “Fox, fox”. But they didn´t go and the farmer learnt a lesson.

Moral: If you lie, no one will believe you, when you tell the truth. By: Santi

The fish and the polar bear One day in the South Pole there was a very intelligent, kind and small fish.

He was jumping in the water and he accidently

wetted a big, strong Polar bear. The polar bear was sleeping and he was very angry with the fish. The polar bear said, “You wetted me when I am sleeping” “Don’t eat me” said the fish. ”I won’t eat you this time” fish said. “I promise that one time, when you are in trouble I will save you, because you didn’t eat me”. The bear said “Sorry” and they went. One cold day a fisher in a boat saw the fish and caught him. The polar bear that was close to the sea saw the fish caught in a net. The big strong bear jumped on the boat and did a noisy roar. The selfish man jumped into the water and ran away. The fish thanked the bear for saving her live. One day the Polar bear was walking in the South Pole and a hunter was near the bear. The fish remembered that when he jumped he wetted the polar bear. The fish jumped and wetted the hunter and the hunter ran away. The polar bear felt proud of the fish for saving his life. The strong Polar bear said “Thank you!” to the fish for saving his life. The Polar bear and the fish became big friends.

Moral: Little friends can become big friends. By Trini

The ostrich and the chinchilla It was a lovely summer’s evening when a chinchilla was scampering, looking for his friends in the Zoo. The chinchilla lived in the Zoo, he was called Cheese and he was lazy, nice, fast and friendly. On Monday, January 3rd, an ostrich was walking looking for food, with a basket. She had found an apple, fish, salad, salty sticks, bananas, sweets, coke and water. Ostrich was a hardworker, big, tall clever and friendly, she was called Paulina. She lived in the Zoo like the chinchilla. Suddenly Cheese was running playfully and bumped into Paulina. “Hello! How are you? You are Cheese, right!” The nice ostrich said, “Yes I am.” Cheese replied “What are you doing?” Paulina asked “I’m looking for my friends.” Cheese answered “Now you have to look for food, winter is coming!” Pauli replied “No! I want to play with my friends!” Cheese, “Okay you decide” Pauli, “Yes I decide and I’m going to play with my friends!” Pauli went to his house. Cheese went to play with his friends. Then winter came and Cheese wanted to do a party, but he didn’t have food so he went to Paulina´s house and said “I need food for a party.” Pauli said “Hello, why didn’t you pay attention, I told you during the summer to get food and you said “NO! I’m going to play with my friends.” “Sorry I feel terrible for that” “I’m going to lend you food but, can I go to the party?” Pauli; “Yes” Cheese replied. They went to the party and danced they had fun. MORAL: “There times to play and times to work” By: Violeta

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