Sunday, November 28, 2010
the little kangaroo
Once upon a time, there was a little kangaroo. We don't know how or why, but she found herself living in the 50c toy box at the Op Shop. Because she was so small, she fell all the way to the bottom, where it was dark and scary (and to be frank, a bit smelly).
One day a little girl came along who knew all about Op Shops, and knew exactly where to look. A new friendship was born.
The little girl said "you need a bath - you've got mushrooms growing behind your ears!" The little kangaroo wasn't so sure, but soon she felt much cleaner.
She didn't even mind being hung up to dry - it was fun, like a giant swing!
Soon she was meeting new friends, and enjoying a big kangaroo group hug.
She even learned to play dress ups, and bake imaginary gingerbread.
Dressing up was so much fun - she decided to try another dress up. "Hello, Mr Dino! I'm being a dinosaur too!"
Mr Dino thought the little kangaroo was so funny - he laughed so hard that he rolled over!
The little kangaroo felt embarrassed, but Mr Dino said "come on, little dinosaur, it's time for a Dino Ride!"
It had been an amazing day, but the best bit was still to come...
A hug from her new best friend
who doesn't let her go, even when she's sleeping.
For more flea market finds (with probably more finds and less self-indulgent storytelling), see here.