The Lion and the Mouse
A tiny mouse disturbs King Lion’s afternoon nap. ‘Don’t kill me!’ she begs. ‘Maybe I can save your life too, one day’. King Lion doesn’t believe it – but when he is in real trouble, he learns that even little friends can be great friends.
Aesop’s charming fable retold for beginner readers to tackle with very light support. It’s tough in the wild, whether you’re a tiny mouse or a big, scary lion. But friends can be found in the strangest of places. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.