Chapter 4: Snipping, Snipping, Snipping
I opened and closed my shiny scissors real fast.
"Now I can start my years and years of practice!" I whispered very thrilled.
I skipped to my bed where my stuffed animals sit. 'Cause I needed volunteers, of course.
"Who wants to go first?" I asked my animals. "Who wants to get their fur trimmed at my beauty shop?"
My bestest elephant named Philip Johnny Bob raised his foot.
"I do! I do!
" he said.
I hugged him very tight. 'Cause that guy is always a good sport, that's why.
I picked him up and put him in my beauty chair.
I sat him on lots of pillows so he would be tall.
Then I kept on looking and looking at his fur.
"Yeah, only here's the problem," I said. "Your fur is made out of softie gray velvet. And softie gray velvet is short and smoothie. And so I can't even trim you."
Philip Johnny Bob did a sad sigh.
I patted his head and put him back on the bed.
Just then, I accidentally stepped on something.
I looked on the floor.
And guess what?
It was my slippers that look like bunnies!
"Us! Us! Trim us!
" they said real squealy.
"Hey, yeah! 'Cause you have the beautifulest long white fur I ever even saw! And so you guys will be perfect, probably!"
I quick picked them up and put them in my beauty chair.
After that, I skipped all around them. And I snipped their long white fur.
I singed a lovely song.
It is called "Snipping, Snipping, Snipping Their Long White Fur."
It was the funnest fun I ever even had.
After I got done, I holded them up to the mirror so they could see theirselves.
They did not smile.
I>We're baldies," they said real soft.
I did a big breath at those guys.
"Yeah, only I already know you are baldies. But that is not my fault. 'Cause you kept on wiggling while I was trimming you," I said.
I petted their heads very nice.
"Don't worry," I whispered. "'Cause bunny fur probably grows back, probably. I'm almost positive, sort of."
Then I hugged them real gentle. And I throwed them under my bed.
'Cause I didn't want Mother and Daddy might see them, that's why.
After that, I got in bed and did a sigh.
This job was going to take more practice than I thought.
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