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El Lobo con piel de Oveja

Spanish short stories – Learning Spanish through English

Aesop’s  Fables – El Lobo con piel de Oveja


Mr. Wolf was very hungry and was searching for food. He saw a shepherd herding a large number of sheep.


El Sr. Lobo tenía mucha hambre y estaba buscando comida. Vio a un pastor dirigiendo a un gran número de ovejas.


He thought, “Oh, lucky me. I shall have one of those sheep for lunch”.

When he was near the sheep, they started to cry out loudly.


Pensó: “Oh, qué suerte la mía. Almorzaré una de esas ovejas.”.

Cuando estuvo cerca de las ovejas, éstas comenzaron a gritar en voz alta.



The farmer came with stick and chased the wolf away. The wolf was thinking of a plan to catch the sheep when he saw some sheepskin next to the trees.

“I have a cunning plan”, he said to himself.



El pastor vino con una rama y ahuyentó al Lobo. El Lobo estaba pensando en un plan para atrapar a una oveja cuando vio una piel de oveja junto a los árboles.

“Tengo un plan astuto.”, se dijo.


He wore the sheepskin all around himself and he looked exactly like a sheep. He went in and all the sheep thought that the wolf was just another sheep. He quickly led one sheep away into the forest and killed it for lunch.


Usó la piel de oveja para envolverse y verse exactamente como una oveja. Entró y todas las ovejas pensaron que el Lobo era una oveja más. Rápidamente se llevó una oveja al bosque y la mató para almorzar.


The next day, he came to the same flock dressed like a sheep. The shepherd was walking around petting the sheep. Every time he pet a sheep, the sheep would say “BAAAAAAAAAH”


Al día siguiente, llegó al mismo rebaño vestido como una oveja. El pastor caminaba por ahí acariciando a las ovejas. Cada vez que acariciaba una oveja, la oveja decía “BAAAAAAAAAH”.


He soon came and pet the wolf, who tried to shout “BAAAAAAAAAH”. But can a wolf say “BAAAAAAAAAH”? No.


Pronto llegó y acarició al lobo, quien trató de gritar “BAAAAAAAAAH”. ¿Pero puede un lobo decir “BAAAAAAAAAH”? No.


The wolf said, “GROOOOOWL”

The wolf was caught and beaten by the shepherd. He did not come near the sheep ever again.


El lobo dijo: “¡GROOOOOOOWL!”

El lobo fue capturado y golpeado por el pastor. Nunca más se acercó a las ovejas.


Moral: The evil doer often comes to harm through his own deceit.


Moraleja: El que mal actúa a menudo sufre por su propio engaño.


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About: Studying through Dual Language immersion is among the best techniques for learning a new language. The objective of this website is to teach yourself how to read and speak Spanish confidently using English as a base 🙂

These Spanish short stories are super cool to read for beginners and also for entertaining children. Aesop’s Fables are among the best stories that can be studied on a daily basis.

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