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The Old Man and the Mule

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 8
Categories: Humor



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 5, Num 9, May 1978

Story Summary

Old man Zeke and his mule Tully hate each other so much they spend all their time playing dirty tricks on one another. Then one day Zeke inherits a tractor and tricks his neighbor, Widder Harley, into taking Tully. But it doesn't take long for Zeke to realize how much he misses Tully.