A story of a little boy whose shopping turned into an unexpected adventure
AUTHOR : Marlene Newman ILLUSTRATOR: Jago
Whenever mum needed something Will was too busy and Rita was too little to help, so it is always Myron who was about to help mom. One of the such Sunday ahs turned to be an adventurous day for Myron.
On a Sunday morning when mom was about to make pancakes milk got over and so she called Myron to get milk from the shop.
As usual Myron went out of the flat, down the corridor and through the street, A peculiar sound came from the separation of the tall buildings. A girl with a curly hair whispered through his ears. Though Myron knows he wasn’t supposed to talk to strangers He was curious to know how could she know that they are out of milk?
She again repeated that she have got something for him so that he will never have to go to shops for the milk again. The girl tugged at the rope and dragged a huge cow out of the alley and on to the street. She continued as though she has got the cow for a pack of old beans, she wasn’t to able to carry the cow in her car as the cow just doesn’t fit inside the car with three other bears . So she can sell the cow for whatever money Myron have . Before Myron could decide what to be done she snatched the money from his hands and jumped back into the car and vanished down into the street.
Myron wondered what his mum would say ..He brought the enormous cow near the blocks of flats with lots of struggle . He was also astonished and surprised to see a cow spoke to him and said he learnt many tricks from his friend ali baba. Though Myron didn’t know what to tell ,he took the cow inside his home. When his mom asked him for milk ,he tried to a squeeze milk from the cow but nothing happened. He felt very sad and started speaking to the cow to help him in the way both of them gets benefitted.
Finally the cow granted his wishes for his help of getting away from the awful girl. When he returned back to the cow and said he don’t to know how to explain this to his mum, cow replied that he just don’t give milk but can grant wishes too..The cow granted his three wishes which Myron used it for himself. Finally the cow fulfilled his third wish too , that someone else would have to go to the store once in a while by giving him a large golden egg..
A highly entertaining story which provides an opportunity to encourage the creative thinking to the kids