Taro's reward is a famous fairy tale in Japan. It involves the story of a son Taro who wanted to fulfil the wishes of his father. His father wished if he could have some "sake" to energise his heart. (Sake is a popular and costly drink of Japan. "Taro's Reward" is about Taro, who is a very hardworking and dutiful son to his parents. He works very hard to fulfil his parent's wishes and gets rewarded most unexpectedly. This chapter teaches students that hard work pays off, and they should always honour and obey their parents.