The Moon Bowl

El tazón en la luna

Le bol de la Lune

The Moon Bowl

The Moon Bowl

The Moon Bowl

The Moon Bowl

Fairy Tale (fiction), 1,680 words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile 660L

In this clever spoof of traditional fairy tales, all the water in the world comes from an enormous bowl on the moon. The woman who tips over the bowl to provide water for people on Earth sometimes forgets to do her job. With washday approaching, everyone is quickly becoming annoyed with her. A brave woodchopper named Tom is sent to the moon to remedy the situation. Readers will enjoy predicting how he solves the problem and discovering the true identity of the person who controls the water.