I asked a little while back on Twitter whether anyone would be interested in pre-formatted texts made to work with Learning With Texts, with accompanying audio. Here’s the first installment of these. Useful even if you don’t use LWT!
This is ごん狐 by the famous children’s author 新美 南吉（にいみ なんきち）. The Aozora page is here.
Reading is courtesy of the lovely people at ふぁんた時間 podcast.
Level could probably be considered lower intermediate, I think.