Aesop's Fables Bedtime Stories Stories for Children

Aesop’s Fables: The Lamb and The Wolf

The Wolf and the Lamb aesops fable

A lamb was returning alone from the pasture. Seeing him unprotected, a wolf started following him with the intent of eating him. The lamb realized that he could not escape. He turned around to face the wolf and said, “I know, friend wolf, that I must be your prey. But before I die, I would ask one favor of you. Will you play a tune so I may dance.”

The wolf complied and started playing. The lamb started dancing. Some hounds heard the sound of the pipe and ran up to the wolf and started chasing him.

The wolf realized he had been tricked. Turning to the lamb, he said, “I have got what I deserve. For I, who am only a butcher should not have turned piper to please you.”

In time of dire need, clever thinking is key”

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