didn't have any friends. He was a grumpy bear and he growled at all the
other animals that got in his way. “Nobody likes me,” he said and moved to
another part of the forest. Tired after the long walk, Boris lay down on
top of a hill and fell asleep.
animals saw the big brown mound of fluff and not knowing how grumpy Boris
was, they ran up the hill and climbed on top of him, cuddling in his fur.
mouse, beaver, rabbit, sloth and birds all played in Boris' hair. The
mouse had a long tail and it tickled Boris' nose.
opened his eyes and saw animals all around him. At first he was going to
growl and chase them all away, but then he realized how much he liked
from then on, Boris went into the forest to eat and when he was done he
went to the top of the hill and fell asleep, knowing his new friends would
keep him company.