Annie does her best in baseball and ends up leading her team tot he champion game, but then learns she's been spending too little time on schoolwork. Plato points out that being involved too much in something doesn't mean it brings rewards, as a creature learns in the African folktale "The Spider's Two Feasts" where determination to take much forced him to make a decision he didn't handle well. Sock gets into a situation like that of the title character in Aesop's "The Boy and the Nuts" when he tries to overdo the amount of Zach's report-card celebration cookies he claims, and Plato points out what And a farmer learns in "The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg": working too hard for something and not thinking of anything else proves disappointing.
Did You Know?
Aesop's fable "The Boy and the Nuts" used in William J. Bennett
's "The Book of Virtues" wasn't told, but was used indirectly as the inspiration for the plot-device metaphor shown in between stories. See more
Easy Does It
Composed by Timothy Hosman
(as Tim Hosman) and John Campbell See more