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With the fables of La Fontaine you can find stories to educate children in values. In these popular short stories children will find valuable lessons about honesty or solidarity.
Children's stories help develop your children's imagination and creativity. With fables, children will discover the morals, very interesting little lessons in the form of funny stories.
The god Jupiter said one day:
- Come to me all beings on the planet. If something is missing in your nature, say it without embarrassment: I will remedy it. Come Mr. Monkey, look at the other animals and tell me if you are happy with your body ...
-Why not? - replied the monkey- Don't I have four feet, the same as the rest? I cannot complain about my appearance; I am not like the bear, who seems only half done.
At this the bear arrived and everyone believed that they were going to hear long lamentations. None of that, he praised his good figure very much and got involved with the Elephant, saying that it would not be a bad thing to lengthen his tail and cut his ears; that he had a shapeless and ugly body.
The elephant, in turn, despite his reputation for being intelligent, said similar things, thought that the lady whale was too big. The ant, on the other hand, called the aphid tiny.
Jupiter, seeing how they criticized each other, fired them all. But among the most conceited, was our spice, the human. We are lynxes to see the failures of our fellow men, but we are blind to our own. We keep everything and we give nothing to others. The Lord gave all men, both those of the past and those of today, a pair of saddlebags: the back one for our own defects; the one ahead for outsiders.
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