Once upon a time there was a family and they all had phones even the baby. But one day the mailman plopped a chest of gold and you only have it for one day. But the parents were too busy to put things in their wallet. The next day the mailman took the chest. The next day they packed for vacation but they forgot the phone. They went on vacation and had shakes and chocolates and everything. But when they got back they pressed a phone button and got a burn across the hand because they hadn't used it in a long time and they never used the phone all day again.
~ I made this book cause my parents always use their phones. THE END.
A story by Riley Rose, age 6
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