Alan and Todd saw
a butterfly. “It must be spring. I wonder when the trees will get leaves?”
Todd looked at the tree. “I see buds on the tree. It really must be
Alan saw three
yellow flowers. “Those are tulips. Tulips come out in spring, so it must
They sat down on a
rock and watched all the baby animals in the pasture. Todd said, “I see a
lamb, and a calf, and a foal, and three puppies.”
“Well, I see four
kittens, three lambs and a nest full of eggs,” Alan said.
Just then Carla
sat down by them. “I love spring a lot too, but I like autumn even more. I
love going for walks with my grandpa into the woods to see all the
flowers. Some are red, some are orange and others are golden. They smell
“But the animals
don’t have babies in autumn, only in spring,” Alan said.
“That’s true, but
by autumn, the baby animals will be bigger and much more fun to play
with.” Carla jumped off the rock. “I’ll see you both later.” She ran home.
“I don’t care what
Carla says. I like spring the best.” Todd smiled at the lambs.
“Me too,” Alan
said, smiling at the kittens and puppies. “Me too.”