Goldilocks Meets the Three Bears- no M

Once there were three Bears.

A big bear, a not-so-big bear, and a little baby bear.

They all lived in a tiny house in the forest.

One day, not-so-big bear prepared breakfast.  And the three Bears sat down to their  bowls of porridge.

But the porridge was too hot!  So the three Bears decided to go for a walk while the porridge cooled.

Soon after they left, Goldilocks arrived.  She knocked on the door.  No one answered.  So she went in.

Goldilocks found herself in the kitchen.  On the table she saw three bowls of porridge.

Goldilocks was hungry!  So she sat down to eat.  She tasted the big bowl of porridge.  But it was too hot.  Next she tasted the not-so-big bowl of porridge.  But it was too cold.

Then she tasted the little baby bowl of porridge.  It was just right.

And she ate it all up.

Goldilocks was tired.  She saw three chairs.  She sat in the big chair.  But it was too hard.

She sat in the not-so-big chair.  But it was too soft.

Then she sat in the little baby chair. It was just right.

And then CRASH!  The chair broke and Goldilocks fell to the floor.

Goldilocks was sleepy.  She went upstairs.  There she found three beds.  She lay down in the big bed.  But it was too hard.  She lay down in the not-so-big bed.  But it was too soft.

Then she lay down on the little baby bed.  It was just right.

And Goldilocks was soon fast asleep.

And while she slept the three Bears returned.

Big bear looked at the kitchen table and said, “Who’s been eating this porridge?”

“Who’s been eating this porridge?”  said not-so-big bear.

“Who’s been eating this porridge?”  said little baby bear.  “Because they ate it all up!”

“Who’s been sitting in this chair?”  said Big bear.

“Who’s been sitting in this chair?”  said not-so-big bear.

“Who’s been sitting in this chair?”  said little baby bear.  “Because they broke it to bits!”

“Who’s been sleeping in this bed?”  said Big bear.

“Who’s been sleeping in this bed?”  said not-so-big bear.

“Who’s been sleeping in this bed?”  said little baby bear.  “Because she’s still here!”

And with that, Goldilocks woke up, saw the three Bears, yelled, and leapt out the

window.

And ran away.  And the three Bears never saw her again

About rockcanyon

Rick Walton has worked as a cook in a Mexican restaurant, a secretary, a missionary, an arts administrator, a school teacher, and a computer software writer and designer. But now he has the best job of all–writing for children. He is the author of over eighty books for children. His works include joke books, picture books, a collection of poetry, activity books, a play, mini-mysteries, and educational software. He loves to read, travel, play the guitar, study foreign languages, and write. Rick graduated from Brigham Young University in Spanish, with a Portuguese minor. His wife, Ann, is a computer programmer who has worked for IBM, Novell, and WordPerfect, and who nows works for Rick. They have five children. They live in a hodge-podge house on a secluded lot with a thousand trees, in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. View all posts by rockcanyon

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