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The Lion and the Mouse


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Lyrics

Once there was a little mouse
One day he wrote a simple song
And he was walking and humming
When he saw his friend Kristi Kitty
And Kristi Kitty said, “Let me hear your song.”
And so the mouse sang

Chorus

Moo cow moo
Neigh horse neigh
Little friends can be
A big help some day.

Neigh horse neigh
Moo cow moo
Treat others as you’d have
Others treat you.

And Kristi Kitty said, “Sing on, little mouse, sing on.”

So, the mouse walked down the road, humming and singing
When he passed his friend Wally Bear
And Wally Bear said, “Let me hear your song.”
And so the mouse sang

Chorus

Moo cow moo
Neigh horse neigh
Little friends can be
A big help some day.

Neigh horse neigh
Moo cow moo
Treat others as you’d have
Others treat you.

And Wally Bear said, “Sing on, little mouse, sing on.”

So, the mouse was walking and humming and singing
He wasn’t looking where he was going, when
BOP!
He bumped into a lion
And the lion roared,
“YOU WOKE ME UP. TELL ME WHY I SHOULDN’T CRUSH YOU WITH MY PAWS!”
And in a trembling voice, the mouse sang

Chorus

Moo cow moo
Neigh horse neigh
Little friends can be
A big help some day.

Neigh horse neigh
Moo cow moo
Treat others as you’d have
Others treat you.

And the music soothed the lion
And the lion said in a yawn, “Be gone, little mouse, be gone.”

Three days passed
The mouse was sleeping
When he woke to the sound of a roar that faded into a cry.

The mouse ran to the sound
There was the lion trapped in the net
The mouse knew what to do
He started to chew and chew and chew
Until it broke right through.

The lion was free.
And together they walked away.
And the lion said, smiling, "Let me hear your song."
So, the mouse sang

Chorus

Moo cow moo
Neigh horse neigh
Little friends can be
A big help some day.

Neigh horse neigh
Moo cow moo
Treat others as you’d have
Others treat you.

And Kristi Kitty and Wally Bear
And all the other creatures, big and small said, ”Sing on little mouse, sing on.”
And, you know what? They all sang along.
And you can sing, too.

Chorus

Moo cow moo
Neigh horse neigh
Little friends can be
A big help some day.

Neigh horse neigh
Moo cow moo
Treat others as you’d have
Others treat you.

The lion and the mouse were good friends from that day on.

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