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From English Fairy Tales By Flora Annie Steel, 1918 Retold by ReadOasis.com at ReadOasis Step 2 Donkeys by Aurelien Guichard (Creative Commons) Once upon... Lazy Jack

From English Fairy Tales
By Flora Annie Steel, 1918
Retold by ReadOasis.com at ReadOasis Step 2

Donkeys by Aurelien Guichard (Creative Commons)

Once upon a time there was a boy named Jack. He lived with his mother, and they were poor. The old woman made her living by sewing, but Jack was so lazy that he did nothing. In the summers, he would always lie down in the sun, and in the winters, he would always sit in the corner by the fire.

Because of this, he was called Lazy Jack. His mother could ...

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