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Jolly Solly: The Sounds of Summer

R. Atkins

It was a glorious day. The sun shone brightly from a cloudless blue sky. In Mr. Faigelbaum’s garden, which was a haven for birds, a merry little robin was hopping about tweeting cheerfully to his friend, who tweeted right back. On the other side of the fence, though, Mr. Krankowitz was feeling extremely grumpy. What a dreadfully hot day!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The tweeting robins caught his attention.Mr.Krankowitz scowled fiercely. How dare robins tweet when he was so uncomfortable? Couldn’t a man enjoy a bit of peace and quiet in his own garden, without birds kicking up a racket next door? He would go and give Faigelbaum a piece of his mind, he would. Muttering crossly to himself, the old man went over and banged on the Faigelbaums’ door. To his annoyance, there was no reply. It looked like the Faigelbaums were out.Mr.Krankowitz stomped off in a huff, and made his way back to his garden to see if those annoying robins were still there. He was just in time to see them flapping their wings agitatedly. Something had startled them, and in an instant they were gone. “Good riddance!” mutteredMr.Krankowitz. 

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