Fresh Veggie Family

Boiled Cauliflower and a Boiled Carrot

Fresh Veggie Family Stories, Grade 3 Level, Summer Stories, Summer Story Challenge 2017

It happened to be the hottest day of the summer. Loud Garden was supposed to practice but since it was so hot, Christopher CornChristopher CornChristopher Corn is part of the Fresh Veggie family. I created him in honour of Chris Cornell. Christopher Corn has a very calm attitude. He can walk into a heated argument and the sound of his voice is calming. He experiments with different instruments and is the lead singer of the new rock band, "Loud Garden". Christopher's favourite instrument is the guitar. told everyone to take the day off and to keep themselves cool.

“That was a wise decision,” said Farmer Fred. “It is a scorcher out there today.”

“It is the hottest day so far,” said Christopher.

“I think I am going to go to the lake today. said Farmer Fred. “You are welcome to join me if you want.”

“I would love to,” said Christopher. “It has to be cooler there.”

“It will be,” said Farmer Fred. “Especially in the water.”

“Are you going swimming?” asked Christopher.

“I am,” said Farmer Fred. “You should too.”

“Maybe,” said Christopher. “I feel adventurous today.”

Farmer Fred and Christopher went to the lake. Meanwhile, the rest of the band members were quite bored. They were so used to practising their music that it was really hard for them to think about doing anything else.

“I don’t see why we still can’t practise,” said Mrs. TomatoMrs. TomatoMrs. Tomato is part of the Fresh Veggie family. She believes she was married in a previous life. She is very tender. She is afraid to say no. She plays the harp and tambourine and she also does some singing..

“Either do I,” said Olive OnionOlive OnionOlive Onion is part of the Fresh Veggie family. She is married to Oliver Onion. She is open and honest. She likes to sing..

Loud Garden started practising. Mrs. Tomato, Olive and her husband, Oliver didn’t find it too bad for heat. However, Cameron CauliflowerCameron CauliflowerCameron Cauliflower is part of the Fresh Veggie family. He is very caring. If someone needs a shoulder to cry on he is there. Cameron loves to dance. and Calvin CarrotCalvin CarrotCalvin Carrot is part of the Fresh Veggie family. He has a carefree attitude and he likes to give people advice. He doesn't care what others think of him. He likes to play the drums. were very hot.
 
“It looks like we have boiled cauliflower and a boiled carrot,” said Farmer Fred, when he returned from the lake with Christopher.
 
“It does,” said Christopher. “I think we need to take them to the lake.”
 
“I agree,” said Farmer Fred. “Let’s go now.”
 
Cameron and Calvin jumped right into the lake once they got there. They felt so much cooler.
 
“So,” said Christopher. “Next time I tell you to cool down on a hot day, we are going to come straight here to the lake. That way I know you will all listen.”
 
“Good idea,” said Cameron.

“I can’t afford to have you become boiled vegetables,” said Christopher. “I need you all to be healthy.”


 

Moral of this Story:

  • It is best to try to stay cool on a hot day.
  • Example: Cameron Cauliflower and Calvin Carrot did not listen to Christopher Corn’s advice about staying cool on a hot day.
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