English KS1/KS2: Aesop's Fables - 35. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Town Mouse visits his cousin in the country. Country Mouse has collected lots of food ready for the visit, but Town Mouse turns his nose up at it. Town Mouse claims that the food and lifestyle in town is much better, so Country Mouse agrees to travel back with him.
Country Mouse finds out that the house where Town Mouse lives is indeed warm and comfortable and full of beautiful food. However, it is also full of people, one of whom wants to suck the mice up in a vacuum cleaner. De- spite the luxurious food, Country Mouse runs back to his home, where he can eat in safety.