Long ago,there lived a queen named Esmeralda who had a very long neck.She was a kind qyeeb whi was never mean to her people.They loved her and named her Queen of Kindness.The town newspaper printed news stories about her.
Across the narrow river lived her nephew ,Ned. The people also gave him a name.They callde him Nasty Ned ,for he would always cheat them and take food from their fields.
Time was drawing near for the spring festival. They wanted to honor their queen."Whait if we gave her a new necklace?"e vaillager asked.
"We could find a stone from the Mountain of Loving Kindness!"
"But we would never get through Nasty Neds gate! We would need the key!Neither coule we make it past the angry ants! What shall we do ?"
"l know,"said the littlest boy."l will go myself!"And so he did.