Once upon a time there was a little lamb frisking gaily about the pasture. The bright sunshine and the soft breezes made him very happy.
Once upon a time there was a large handsome stag with great branching horns. One day he said to himself, "I am tired of having no home of my own, and of just living anywhere.
Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, there was a little white hen. One day she was busily engaged in scratching the soil to find worms and insects for her breakfast.
Once upon a time there was a beautiful garden in which grew all sorts of fruits. Many beasts lived in the garden and they were permitted to eat of the fruits whenever they wished.
Once upon a time the tiger sent an invitation to the goat asking the goat to accompany him on a visit.
Once upon a time the monkey made the tiger very angry. This is how it happened.
Once upon a time the monkey was hungry. He wanted to make some porridge, but he did not have any money to buy meal to make the porridge.
Perhaps you do not know it, but the monkeys think that all the bananas belong to them. When Brazilian children eat bananas they say, "I am a monkey."