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The Little Hut

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Once upon a time there was a little hut in the field. A little fly flew by and knocked on the door:- Who lives in this little hut?

As there was no answer, the fly got in and made it his home.

A flea jumped by, saw the little hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly, and who are you?

– I am the jumping flea.

– Come live with me!

And the jumping flea got in and made it his home. A buzzing mosquito flew by, saw the little hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea, and who are you?

– I am the buzzing mosquito.

– Come live with us!

And the buzzing mosquito got in and made it his home. A field mouse ran by, saw the little hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea.

– I, the buzzing mosquito, and who are you?

– I am the field mouse.

– Come live with us!

And the field mouse got in and made it his home. A little croaking frog hopped by, saw the little hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea.

– I, the buzzing mosquito.

– I, the field mouse, and who are you?

– I am the croaking frog.

– Come live with us!

And the little croaking frog got in and made it his home. A scared rabbit ran by, saw the hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea.

– I, the buzzing mosquito.

– I, the field mouse.

– I, the croaking frog, and who are you?

– I am the scared rabbit.

– Come live with us!

And the scared rabbit got in and made it his home. A sly fox ran by, saw the hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea.

– I, the buzzing mosquito.

– I, the field mouse.

– I, the croaking frog.

– I, the scared rabbit, and who are you?

– I am the sly fox.

– Come live with us!

And the sly fox got in and made it his home. A grey wolf ran by, saw the hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea.

– I, the buzzing mosquito.

– I, the field mouse.

– I, the croaking frog.

– I, the scared rabbit.

– I, the sly fox and who are you?

– I am the grey wolf.

– Come live with us!

And the grey wolf got in and made it his home.

A big brown bear came by, saw the little hut and knocked on the door:

– Who lives in this little hut?

– I, the little fly.

– I, the jumping flea.

– I, the buzzing mosquito.

– I, the field mouse.

– I, the croaking frog.

– I, the scared rabbit.

– I, the sly fox.

– I, the grey wolf and who are you?

– I am the big brown bear and will live with you in the little hut!

– You are too big, you won’t fit!

– I will live on the roof, – said the big brown bear. He sat on the roof and smashed the little hut.

And all the animals had to get out and go back to the forest.
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Adapted and translated by Vera Smyth, MA, MITIA