Word List: Amphibian, Leap, Basking, Mucus, Ribbit, Backward, Amphibious, Slippery, Swollen, Bulging
The Frog King and the Magic Pearl
Once upon a time, in a lush green kingdom lived a frog named Kermit. Kermit was known to be the most magnificent amphibian in the kingdom, who could leap higher and farther than any other frog. He lived a happy life basking in the sun and enjoyed the company of other frogs.
One day, while he was leaping through the lily pads, he saw a beautiful pearl glistening in the mud. It was surrounded by a thin layer of mucus, but Kermit could tell that it was something special. He decided to take a closer look and as he reached for it, he heard a voice.
“The pearl is mine!” said the voice.
Kermit was surprised to see that the voice belonged to an old frog, who was sitting on a log. The old frog told Kermit that the pearl was a magic pearl and whoever possessed it would become the ruler of the kingdom.
Kermit was intrigued and asked the old frog how he could get the pearl. The old frog told him that he had to go through a series of challenges, and only then would he be worthy of the pearl.
The first challenge was to catch a slippery fish that lived in the pond. Kermit was confident, and he went straight to work. He chased the fish and managed to catch it after a long and exhausting chase.
The second challenge was to climb a tall tree and retrieve a golden feather. Kermit had to use all his strength and agility to climb the tree, but he finally managed to retrieve the feather.
The final challenge was to cross a lake filled with swollen and bulging toads. Kermit had to be careful, as the toads were known to be hostile and dangerous. He took a deep breath and started to cross the lake, but the toads started to jump on him, trying to push him into the water. Kermit was determined, and he managed to cross the lake by leaping backwards, avoiding the toads.
When Kermit reached the other side of the lake, he found the magic pearl waiting for him. He took the pearl, and as soon as he touched it, he became the ruler of the kingdom.
From that day on, Kermit lived a life of luxury, surrounded by all the creatures of the kingdom. He was happy, and he knew that the magic pearl had changed his life forever.
|Amphibian||An animal that can live both on land and in water||amphibian species, amphibian populations, amphibian habitat|
|Leap||To jump a long way or to jump high into the air||leapfrog, leap into action, take a leap of faith|
|Basking||To lie in a comfortable place and enjoy the warmth of the sun||bask in the sun, bask in glory, bask in success|
|Mucus||A slippery substance that is produced by the body to help protect it||mucus secretion, remove mucus, produce mucus|
|Ribbit||The sound that a frog makes||ribbit ribbit, the ribbit of a frog, make a ribbit|
|Backward||In the direction that is the reverse of the normal direction||backward jump, move backward, backward glance|
|Amphibious||Able to live both on land and in water||amphibious vehicle, amphibious invasion, amphibious animal|
|Slippery||Having a smooth and wet surface, making it difficult to grip or stand on||slippery slope, slippery surface, slippery when wet|
|Swollen||Increased in size or filled with fluid||swollen eyes, swollen ankle, swollen glands|
|Bulging||Protruding or swelling out||bulging muscles, bulging eyes, bulging belly|