" Just the thing to quench her thirst on this hot and sunny day"(from book)
After Miss Jenny bought the soft drink, the fizzy orange soft, she just about to quench her thirst until... she turned the cap, she turned and turned but the cap would not come off. Then a magpie found the soft drink, the fizzy orange soft drink, she was just about to quench her thirst until... she pecked the cap she pecked and pecked but the cap stayed fixed and firm and tight! And you could imagine what happens next; a cat, a dog, a boy... but wait, he shook the bottle, bubble, bubble, then turned the cap without much trouble....
A black ant found the soft drink the pool of orange soft drink...
Author:Janet Slater Bottin
Publisher: Scholastic NZ (2001)
Spring Reading Slot: Be a hero! Read to a younger child!