Down by the there was a cozy little farm where a
kept a large flock of snowy white . Within this flock
grazed a very shy black named .
spent most of the day hiding down by the behind
some . He didn’t like being with the other
because they made fun of his being so scared and shy all the time. One day a little girl
named was wandering by the , collecting .
She spotted hiding behind the and started to
run over to him. As she was running, became
untied. She quickly tripped and fell into the water. Just as she did a
emerged and bgan to swim rapidly toward .
All this time, had been watching what was happening to
. He was very worried about what the was going
to do once he got .
thought quickly and grabbed, from behind the ,
an old he used to keep warm on cold days. He threw the
to and pulled her to just as
the was about to attack.
Once she was safe on , gave
a big hug and thanked him for saving her life. She said, “You are the bravest
in the world!” and ran off to tell the what happened.
Just then, realized that he didn’t need to feel shy and afraid
anymore. He quickly ran back to the rest of the , who had just
heard the news. They never teased again.