My Dragon – Chapter 3 – I Find the Island

Chapter 3 – I Find the Island I hid in the hold for six days and nights. Twice, I was nearly caught when the ship stopped to pick up more cargo. But at last, I heard a sailor say that the next port would be Cranberry and that they’d be unloading the wheat there. IContinue reading “My Dragon – Chapter 3 – I Find the Island”

Dracula – 2 – Jonathan Harker’s Journal

May 4th, I learned that the hotel owner got a separate letter from Count Dracula, insisting that I get the best seat on the coach. But when the owner talked to me about it, he seemed resistant and he pretended that he could not understand my German. I’m sure that he could understand me, sinceContinue reading “Dracula – 2 – Jonathan Harker’s Journal”

My Dragon – Chapter 2 – I Run Away

Chapter 2 – I Run Away “Wild Island is cut into two by a very wide and muddy river,” continued the cat. “This river begins near one end of the island and flows into the ocean at the other end. The animals there are very lazy, and they used to hate having to go allContinue reading “My Dragon – Chapter 2 – I Run Away”

The Donkey and the Baskets of Salt

The donkey doesn’t like to carry the heavy baskets of salt. He gets a smart idea. Can he fool the merchant? Once upon a time, there was a merchant and a donkey. Every morning, the merchant took the donkey to the seaside and collected salt. He loaded salt into baskets and put them on theContinue reading “The Donkey and the Baskets of Salt”

The Milkmaid and Her Bucket

A milkmaid goes outside and walks into the barn. “Good morning, my dear cow,” she says. She takes a wooden bucket and milks the cow. As she milks the cow, she says, “This milk is good. It will make plenty of cream.” She stands up and pats the cow on its head. She continues, “AndContinue reading “The Milkmaid and Her Bucket”