We have an elephantom.
We have a what?
An elephant phantom. Elephantom.
This ghost is becoming quite the nuisance. He keeps the girl awake at night with his antics, eats all the peanut butter, and invites his rowdy friends over on Friday nights. The poor girl is frazzled out. (Plus, her room really stinks from all the elephantom-dung!)
So she turns to her family for help.
No, not her parents. They don't seem to notice anything's amiss.
Grandma. Yes, Grandma believes her. And she knows just who to ask for help.
Purveyor of Oddities.
How will clever Mr. Spectral help the girl with her elephantom problem?
A light and quick read for those lazy afternoons. By the way, do you know why Grandma believes the girl? Cos she also has a few phantom pets of her own! It always tickles me how precious grandparents are, both in reality and fiction.
This reminds me of the times my sisters, cousins and I "rode" on Grandma's sofa cushions, pretending they were horses and we were in some pugilistic adventure.
We slayed a few villains and rescued innocent folks from great harm. We were quite the warriors. Grandma didn't join us, of course. But she prepared hot chocolate (milo drinks) and lemon biscuits for our tea afterwards.
Great times. Can you recall any fond or imaginative moments with your grandparents? What are/were they like?
That's it for me. Have a fabulous week ahead, guys!
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