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Claudia Has a Cold
Buttons's aches and complaining kept Claudia awake all night.
Buttons's aches and complaining kept Claudia awake all night.

"Buttons's sneezes and sniffles kept me up all night. And I still don't think that he's feeling just right.

Don't you see that it's Buttons who has the real cold?" said Claudia, who just turned three years old.

 

"Buttons shivered so much, he shook my whole bed. Then he started complaining about the ache in his head.

He pulled at my blankets, he squirmed and he rolled," explained Claudia, who just turned three years old.

"Buttons said he felt like pineapple jam and bread, and I tried to give him a few crackers instead.

But he said he likes jam that's the color of gold," whispered Claudia, who just turned three years old.

 

 

Mom found Claudia and Buttons's most favorite book.
Mom found Claudia and Buttons's most favorite book.

"Now Buttons wants me to read him a book. He wants the special one and I told him I'd look.

He asked for some toys and his dolls to hold," said Claudia, who just turned three years old.

 

So Claudia's mother found the book they loved most, and Claudia's father brought gold jam and toast. They

arranged all their toys in the blankets and folds, and hugged Buttons and Claudia … who both have real colds!

 

 

Dad took care of finding gold jam and toast for Buttons
Dad took care of finding gold jam and toast for Buttons

 

Now that Claudia and Buttons are comfy and warm, it's time for you to grab a coat, and continue to the next story to learn How to Build a Snowman with Your Sister.   

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