The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse Aesop's Fable Cover

The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse

Aesop’s Fable    6-10 yrs    4 mins  •  5/5

Sit back, relax and enjoy our modern retelling of Aesop’s Fable The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse. Masterfully created by Sooper Books, the World’s No.1 Bedtime stories website. Or read our full collection of free bookshop-quality bedtime stories.

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The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse

Once upon a time a Town Mouse went off to the country to visit one of her relatives.

The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse Aesop's Fable meeting each other

The Country Mouse was really thrilled to see her and at lunchtime she served up what she usually had, which was wheat stalks, grass seeds, roots and acorns, with a little drop of cold water to wash it all down. The Town Mouse didn’t eat very much, and just nibbled a little bit of her food. She pulled a face as she didn’t like the food at all but tried her best to be polite.

The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse Aesop's Fable town mouse sitting on a toadstood

After the meal the two mice had a good old chat. Well, actually, the Town Mouse talked about what a wonderful life she had in the town while the Country Mouse just listened. That night they went off to bed in a cosy nest in the hedge and had a peaceful and snug sleep until early the next morning. The Country Mouse had dreamt all about the lovely life that her relative had told her about. When the Town Mouse asked the Country Mouse if she’d like to come back to the town with her, her little eyes sparkled and she said, “Oh, yes please!”

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