The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse

The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse
The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse Information
Age4-6, 7-9
LengthShort
TypeBedtime, Moral
GenreFantasy, Fairy tale

A country mouse offers his cousin a yummy dinner of grains and acorns. The city mouse takes a polite nibble… but is there something more delicious waiting in the city?

audio story of the town mouse and the country mouse

The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse Story

On a sunny and pleasant day, a city mouse decided to visit one of his relatives who lived in the village.

The country mouse, who was very excited and happy to see the city mouse, brought out everything he had in his nest to entertain the city mouse! Wheat grains, grass stalks, roots, and delicious acorns! He also brought the city mouse some cool water to wash his hands and face!

town mouse visits the country mouse
town mouse visits the country mouse

The city mouse didn’t eat much at all. He just tasted a little of the food! But he thought the food was very tasteless. So he frowned a little, but tried to be polite and not be rude.

After dinner, the two mice chatted a lot. The city mouse talked enthusiastically about the attractions and benefits of the city, and the country mouse listened with excitement!

town mouse doesn't like the food
town mouse doesn’t like the food

That night they slept soundly in the country mouse’s nest until morning.

The country mouse, who really wanted to see everything the city mouse had told him about, when the city mouse asked him:

“Would you like to come to the city with me?”

His eyes lit up and he said excitedly:

“Oh, yes please!”

After a long journey and a lot of walking, they reached the city where the city mouse lived! They were very tired and hungry!

country mouse goes to the town
country mouse goes to the town

They went into a large living room with a table full of food! Jellies, cakes and very, very delicious cheeses! Foods that the country mouse had never even seen in his dreams!

The country mouse, who loved sweets, filled his paw with sweets, but as he was about to take a bite, he heard the meow of a cat scratching at the door!

tasty food at town
tasty food at town

The two little mice, who were very scared, went to a small shelter and had to stay there for a long time. They were too scared to breathe!

After a long time, the city mouse looked out of the shelter and saw that the cat had gone! They were about to go back to the table and eat the delicious food when the cook came in to clean the table!

mice are too scared to breathe
mice are too scared to breathe

And behind the cook was a big dog barking loudly and saying:

“Woof, woof, woof”

dog scares town mouse and country mouse
dog scares town mouse and country mouse

The country mouse, who was very scared and frustrated, quickly went to the city mouse’s nest, packed his belongings into his small suitcase, and packed his bags! The country mouse said:

“Excuse me, but I have to go! It’s true that I don’t have a big house or delicious food like you, but I prefer the simple, peaceful and safe life I have in the countryside to this chaos! A simple life is much better than luxurious troubles!”

And he ran away from there as fast as he could!

country mouse runs away
country mouse runs away
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