Jack And The Bull : Jack

2211 Words Sep 15th, 2016 9 Pages
Jack and the Bull This is a story about a young fellow named Jack, who wasn’t a lot older than you when this happened. Now Jack lived with his mother and daddy on a small farm, but they were in bad shape. The crops didn’t make good that year, Jack’s daddy was having to go further and further to find work and do a little hunting so they’d have something to eat. Jack decided that he was big enough to go out and get a job so he could help buy food for his family. So Jack’s mother packed him some food to take, (Jack was especially fond of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches), gave him a big hug and sent him out the door with prayers for his safety. Jack traveled down the road for almost a week, his peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were all gone, and he was really getting hungry when he saw a great big farm off to the side of the road. He thought surely they’d give him something to eat, even if it was just some apples or carrots. So Jack went up to the house and knocked on the door. A really kind looking man came to the door and saw how pitifully hungry Jack looked and took him inside for lunch. Now the farmer was a really nice man, but his wife was mean. She didn’t like sharing their food with anyone and she really didn’t like Jack. She was sure he’d steal something so she decided she had to get rid of him. But the farmer offered Jack a job on the farm, if he’d take care of the animals. So Jack went out and fed the pigs, and the cows, and the chickens and worked as…

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