"Why are you in my
nest?" cried the Songbird. "What if you have damaged my babies?"
"Oh no, I have not
harmed your young ones." replied Pipperwhill. "I was only
keeping them warm while you were out foraging for food. I was
only trying to help and I don't believe I have harmed anything
while you were away."
"Pipperwhill! You are
so curious about everyone's business, one day you may do some
damage, I am warning you, little Elf!"
"But I am very careful
not to hurt anything." she replied. She thought for a moment
then asked, "May I tell your babies a story when they are born,
"Well," said the
Songbird reluctantly. "I suppose it would be alright as long as
you don't sit on them! You may sit on the branch and tell your
stories but my babies are not for you to sit on, do you
understand, little Elf?
"Oh yes, I
understand. I will not sit on them, I will only tell them a
story. I guess I will
return when they are ready to hatch. Do you want me to help you
hatch them, Songbird?"
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