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Winter Stories


Mrs. Pearl's Favorite Winter Hiding Spots
Mrs. Pearl the squirrel forgets where she hides her precious seeds around the same time each year.
Mrs. Pearl the squirrel forgets where she hides her precious seeds around the same time each year.

In all the forest, there is no other squirrel, with as many hiding spots as sweet Mrs. Pearl.

Each year she searches, first near and then far, but always forgets where the hiding spots are.

"Mr. Owl, I wonder, do you have any leads? I think I've misplaced my much-needed seeds."

"Oh yes," said the owl, "I do have a hunch. "I'll bet Mr. Rabbit is eating your lunch!"

"Excuse me, Sir Rabbit, perhaps you may know … have you seen my seeds in all of this snow?"

Mr. Rabbit said, with a fluff of his tail, "I think that perhaps you should ask Mr. Snail."

"Hello, Mr. Snail, while outside your shell, have you perhaps noticed where my acorns fell?"

"Well that's a funny question!" he said with a howl. "Of course, you should check with wise Mr. Owl."

So no one could help dear, sweet Mrs. Pearl, who had more hiding spots than any other squirrel.

Mrs. Pearl still isn't sure just what she will do. You haven't seen her food, have you?

Teddy the bear can’t sleep, all he wants to do is play. What can the bear family do to help Teddy fall asleep? Read the next story -- Teddy, It’s Too Soon! -- to see if Teddy will ever settle down for the night.

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