Sometimes it’s on sale for a reason.November 2, 2011
I am currently reading The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with our five year-old. A few nights ago we read a chapter that introduced a creatures known as “kalidahs.” They are described in the text as part tiger and part bear. When we were done reading my daughter continued talking about kalidahs while I tucked her in and turned out the lights.
Her: “Kalidahs are 1/2 bear and 1/2 tiger.”
Me: “That’s right.”
Her: “Centaurs are 1/2 horse and 1/2 man.” (from the Narnia books)
Her: “Fawns are 1/2 man and 1/2 goat.” (Again, from Narnia)
Her: “Goats are 1/2 goat and… [long pause] 1/2 more goat.”
Me: … [silently sneaking out because I have no idea what to say]