The Milkmaid and Her Pail
Share the lasting fable of a milkmaid who daydreams of all the things she will buy with the money she receives for her cow's milk. The milkmaid trips and spills all of the milk, teaching her not to count on things before they occur.
This is 1 of 20 fables from Fables & the Real World–a series of intriguing narrative texts that provide a foundation for corresponding informational texts that draw upon the fables' nonfiction elements. These fables expose students to a fictional text type in which vibrant artwork on every page helps teachers educate students on important lessons and morals.
To learn more about this series, view our Fables & the Real World Series Snapshot, or view an entire Fables & the Real World narrative text sample book.