Floppy's Bone by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta

bone /bəʊn $ boʊn/ noun
bone /bəʊn $ boʊn/ ●●● S2 W2 noun 
[countable] one of the hard parts that together form the frame of a human, animal, or fish body
  • The X-ray showed that the bone was broken in two places.
  • He broke his collar bone.

dog /dɒɡ $ dɒːɡ/ ●●● S1 W1 noun [countable]
ANIMAL a common animal with four legsfur, and a tail. Dogs are kept as pets or trained to guard places, find drugs etc → puppy
  • I could hear a dog barking.
  • He's taken the dog for a walk.


run /rʌn/ ●●● S1 W1 verb (past tense ran /ræn/past participle runpresent participle running)
MOVE QUICKLY USING YOUR LEGS[intransitive] to move very quickly, by moving your legs more quickly than when you walk
  • I ran down the stairs as fast as I could.
  • He was running towards the door.


- Floppy had a bone.

- A dog took the bone.

Floppy ran after the dog.

“Come back!” said Mum.

She ran after Floopy.

“Come back!” said Dad.

He ran after Mum.

“Come back!” said Biff and Chip.

They ran after Dad.

The dog stopped.

A big dog took the bone.

The big dog ate the bone.

Oh no!


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