Turtle Trouble

By Amy Upshaw and Salem de Bezenac Illustrated by Agnes de Bezenac

1 .Mom asked me wh y the floor i n my room was al l wet .

t ’ n o d I “ know . 2 .” I said .

3 .Mom t the b hen saw ucket I had hidden in the batht ub. “W hat’s bucke this t doin g her e?” she a sked .

said .t ’ n o d I “ I ” w o kn . 4 .

5 .Mom t up th hen picke d e tur hidden tle I had in the batht ub. “ A nd wh this t at’s urtle here? doing ” she asked .

t ’ n o d I “ know . 6 .” I said .

7 .“Buck ets an d turtle s don’t just g et int o the batht ub on their own ” . said m om .

r e t a w some l l a r e t a w e h t d I spille r o o l f . e h t r ove 8 .e h t d n u I fo . n e d r a g e h t n i turtle m i h g n i t t e g s a w and n e h t t u b .

9 .I don’ t wan t any more time-o I don’ u ts. t wan t mom to be upset .

m o m d l So I to t ’ n s a w that I t u p o t going e h t n i turtles e. r o m y n a b u t h t a b 10 .

But she wasn’t upset a bout th e turtle. she was unhappy because didn’t t I ell her the truth . 11 .

t e th m o m . d i a s 12 .e v a h d l u o “I w r o f e r a c helped ” e l t r u .

I get it ! 13 .Think! Think! Think! Oh.

n a h t r e bett t x e n t a h I’ll try t time. 14 .e h t g n i l l Te h c u m s k r o w h t u r t g n i y l .

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