Story 1 Three Good Friends
One day, a monkey rides his bike near the river. This time he sees a lion under a tree. The lion runs at him. He is afraid and falls into the river. He can’t swim. He shouts. The rabbit hears him. He jumps into the river. The rabbit swims to the monkey, but he can’t help him. Luckily, an elephant comes along. He is very strong. He helps the rabbit and monkey. Three friends are very happy. They go to the elephant’s home. Then, three of them become good friends.
Story 2 A Good Boy
Little Robert asked his mother for two cents. "What did you do with the money I gave you yesterday?"
"I gave it to a poor old woman," he answered.
"You're a good boy," said the mother proudly. "Here are two cents more. But why are you so interested in the old woman?"
"She is the one who sells the candy."
Story 3 Spring in the Green Season
Spring is coming. Spring is the first season of the year. In China, spring comes in February. It is still cold, but it is getting warmer and warmer. The days get longer and longer. The leaves on the trees begin to turn green. Then they come up green leaves in the spring wind on the ground. Spring is also sowing time season.
Story 4 Look for a Friend
Sam is a little fish. He lives in the sea. He is very lonely. He wants to have a friend. The friend looks like him. Sam sees an ink fish. The ink fish has eight legs. He doesn’t look like Sam. So Sam goes away. Sam meets a shark. He wants to say hello to the shark. The shark opens his big mouth. Sam runs away quickly. Sam is tired and hungry. He wants to have a rest. Then he sees a round fish. She says to him. “Hello! Would you like to be my friend?” Sam answers: “Of course! But you are round. I am flat.” The round fish days: “But we are both fishes.”
Sam thinks and says, “You are right. Let’s be friends.” They become good friends.
Story 5 The Hippo and I
A hippo lives in the zoo. I like him very much. I often go to see him. He often thinks of me, too. Today is Sunday. It is fine day. I go to see him again. After I leave the zoo, he follows me to my house. I give him lettuce, cabbages, bananas, apples and other food. He eats them up. When I sing songs, he stays in the pool. He is as quite as a rabbit.
In the evening, he jumps onto my bed with me. My mum tells him to go home. He has to pack his bag and go back to the zoo. My mum lets me see him every week.
Story 6 What Animals are the sea?
There are all kinds of animals in the sea. Look!
They are coming.
This is an octopus. The octopus is spraying ink.
This is a shark. The shark has sharp teeth.
This is a whale. The whale shoots water into the air.
This is a sea turtle. The sea turtle has a hard shell.
These are starfishes. The starfishes have five legs.
These are angelfishes. The angelfishes have beautiful colors.
This is a lobster. The lobster has strong claws.
This is a jellyfish. The jellyfish has a soft body.
They are different. But all of them live in the sea.
Story 7 naughty Monkey
It’s very hot.. An old man is asleep on the chair. A fly comes and sits on the end of the man’s nose.
The old man has a naughty monkey. He chases the fly.
The fly comes back again and sits on the old man’s nose again. The monkey chases it away again and again.
This happens five or six times. The monkey is very angry. He jumps up, runs to the garden and picks up a large stone.
When the fly sits on the old man’s nose again, the monkey hits it hard with the stone.
He kills the fly and breaks the old man’s nose.
Story 8 A Beautiful Doll
Tina is a lovely girl. She has a lot of dolls. One of these dolls is very beautiful. She has long blond hair and wears a white dress. The little girl likes her very much. She called her “Sandy”. You would forget all the sad things and become happy when you see her.
Tina tried to teach Sandy to speak, but she failed. When she is free, Tina always made clothed for her. When she is unhappy or met with some difficulties, Tina talked to her, because they are close friends. What a lovely girl she is！
Do you like it, too？
Story 9 It’s Good to Walk
A group of penguins at a zoo in Japan take a walk to lose weight. Every day, 15 king penguins there walk 500 meters twice. “Just like human, penguins don’t exercise much during winter. They become fat easily,” says a zookeeper.
Story 10 The Panda in China
A panda looks like a little bear. It has black and white fur. It lives only in China, so it is called the national treasure of China and protected by the law.
We all see panda on TV or in the zoo. They look stupid and walk slowly, but they are lovely and everyone likes them.
A panda is lucky animal. We Chinese like it, and people of the world like it, too. Now there are China’s pandas in many other countries, such as Japan and the USA…
A panda isn’t a common animal, it is bridge of friendship.
Story 11 My “Cock” Clock
Hello! My name is Dongdong. Do you know I have a nice clock? It is a beautiful clock. It is in my bedroom. In m\fact it is an alarm clock. The big and round body is made of plastics and the clock is set in it. There is a red comb on its head. When you want to adjust time, you just need to press the comb. Then “clock” will wake up on time. At that time the “clock” will say: “WO! WO! WO!” It’s time for you to get up! And its eyes can also give out light at the same time. It is a very beautiful and useful clock, so I like it very much.
Story12 A Clever Farmer
Uncle Sam doesn’t like farmer. He thinks they are very foolish and only know work on the farm.
One winter morning, the sun is shining. Uncle Sam sits on the step of his house. At that moment, a farmer with a map in his hand comes to him.
Farmer：Excuse me, Uncle. Can you tell me know to get to the hospital, please?
Uncle Sam: Lie down in the middle of the street and you’ll soon be at a hospital.
Farmer Please set an example to me.
Uncle Sam: I think you come to our city at the first time. It’s much more beautiful than the field. Is that right?
Farmer: Yes, uncle. But it is built on the field.
Uncle Sam’s face turns red.
Story 13 Where Is the Hat?
Jack is a little goose. He has a lovely hat. He likes wearing it very much. But when he sits, his hat can’t stay on his head.
He puts his hat down and begins to play game with the hat. When he gets tired of the game, things are not the same.
He can’t find his hat. Where is it? Jack thinks hard. He looks up and down, and walks here and there. He can’t find his hat yet.
At this time, his mother comes in. As soon as she sees Jack, she cries, “Oh, my dear! Don’t be foolish. Your hat is on your head.”
Jack feels very foolish. He doesn’t want to wear his hat on his head.
Story 14 Two dogs
A man has two dogs: a hound and a housedog. He trains the hound to help him hurt and teaches the housedog to watch the house. When he returns home after a day’s hunt, he always gives the house-dog some meat. The hound feels very angry. He says unhappily to the housedog, “Where I work very hard outside, you share my food.” “Don’t blame me, my friend. You should blame the master. He doesn’t teach me to hurt, but to share other’s food,” the housedog answers.
Don’t blame children for the mistakes of their parent
Story 15 The Sports Meeting in the Forest
There are many animals in the forest. Today is a fine day. Animals are having a sport meeting.
Monkey, Fox, Panda, Rabbit and Bear are running. Look! Rabbit is the first. Fox and Monkey are the second. Bear is the third. The other animals are shouting, “Bear! Come on! Bear! Come on!” And look there, Duck and Pig are doing high jump. Pig is too fat, he can’t jump very high. So Duck is the champion. Here! Cat and Squirrel are climbing a tree. Cat is ill. So he is the last, but he does his best.
This sports meeting is wonderful. The animals are very happy!
故事 15 森林运动会
Story 16 Big Ben
Big Ben is not the name of a man. It is a name of the clock. It is in London. London is the capital city of England. The big clock has four faces. So no matter where you stand, you can read the face of the clock. The hands are about four meter long.
If you go to London, you may want to visit the house of the Parliament. In that place you will find Big Ben sits at the top of the clock tower in the House of the Parliament. The big clock makes a very loud noise. “Ding dong. Ding dong”- the clock strikes every quarter of an hour.
Story 17 The Bathing Boy
One day, Tom is bathing in a river. He doesn’t swim well and will be drown. He calls out loud for help. A man is just passing by. He doesn’t help the boy, but stands by and says to him. “How imprudent you are! It is dangerous to bath in the river.” “Oh, yes sir,” cries the boy, “ Please help me out and scold me afterward.”
Counsel without help is useless.
有一天，汤姆在河里洗澡。他不太会游泳。眼看就要被淹死，他大声呼喊救命。有个人正好从旁边经过，他没有帮助小男孩，却是站在旁边对小孩子说道：“ 你怎么这么草率！在河里洗澡很危险。”“哦，先生，”小男孩喊叫：“ 请你还是先把我救起来后再责备我吧。”
Story 18 Who Pours Ink on My Chair?
Donny is a seven year old boy. He goes to school every day. The school is near his home. So he goes there on foot and comes back home on time. But today, he is late. His mother asks him, “Why do you go to the headmaster’s office?”
“Because the teacher asks us a question in class and nobody can answer it, but I can.” “It’s good to answer the teacher’s question.” “But the question is ‘Who pours ink on my chair?’”
Story19 Smart Robot
Look, this robot carries boxes to build blocks! The new smart robot, Sorry, is 60 centimeters high. It weighs 7.5 kilogram. It has a camera “eye” on its head. It can recognize colors and human faces.
Story 20 Bananas for Lunch
A fat monkey likes eating bananas very much. He had bananas for lunch. He peeled one and ate one more and then, one more one banana, two bananas, three bananas, four… He ate and ate, but he wanted more, he peeled and he ate, peeled and he ate, five bananas, six bananas, seven bananas, eight … He peeled two more and continued two more. He ate whole bunch of bananas and can’t sleep.
Story 21 I Will Not Take a Bath
I will not take a bath, I won’t get in tub, I has bath last week. I don’t need another scrub. I would need my rubber ducky, a bucket and a boat, my toy whale, a submarine, a rubber ball. No, I can not take a bath. The tub is too small. It’s all filled up with toy. There’s no room for me.
Story 22 Outside Games
There are many outside game like running, skating, swimming, horse-racing, hunting, flying kites, walking-races. Of course, football is an out game. Basketball, badminton and so on are also outside game. Some people like outside games, but others like indoor games. They like playing billiard, chess, cards, table tennis..
Outdoor games invoke more and faster movement. Some active people like them. Indoor games are quiet and involve less movement.
Do you like outside games or indoor game?
Story 23 Two Little Monkeys
The monkey mother has two little monkeys. She likes the younger, not the other.
One day, they were playing in a forest when a wolf came running at them. The monkey ran away with the younger monkey in a hurry and left the older alone. She climbed up a tree and held the younger in her arms.
After some time, the wolf went away slowly. The monkey took the baby out of her arms. She was surprised to see that the baby had died, for the baby was held in arms too highly. Very long time later, she remembered to look for the older baby. The older baby was hiding in a wood. So he saved himself.
Story 24 The King and His Stories
Once there was a king. He likes to write stories, but his stories were not good. As people were afraid of him, they all said his stories were good.
One day the king showed his stories to a famous writer. He waited the writer to