Home  |  Authors  |  Books  |  Stories  |  What's New  |  How to Get Involved 
   T h e   B a l d w i n   P r o j e c t
     Bringing Yesterday's Classics to Today's Children                 @mainlesson.com
Search This Site Only
Aesop's Fables by  J. H. Stickney





FTER toiling all day and catching nothing, a Fisherman pulled up a little Fish. The Fish besought him to let him go, for he was small now, but by and by he would grow to be a big fish and so be worth catching. But the Fisherman answered, "No, no, I have you now, it would be foolish for me to let you go; I might not get you when you had grown bigger."

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

 Table of Contents  |  Index  | Previous: The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf  |  Next: The Fox and the Crow
Copyright (c) 2000-2017 Yesterday's Classics, LLC. All Rights Reserved.