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Sammy the Flying Squirrel (standard:fairy tales, 1117 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 05 2009Views/Reads: 2504/1225Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sammy was no ordinary flying squirrel. He had a brilliant mind and he did not collect acorns like most squirrels, he preferred a more sparkly pursuit. read on...

Sammy the flying squirrel was a sight to behold. 

Not an ordinary flying squirrel, mind you, but a master of 

the chase! Leaping off tall buildings, gliding with the winds, 

free to do as he pleased. 

He was a folk hero to his friends and quite a character. 

For, Sammy, "outfoxed" the police!! 

Even the cleverest of all the humans would never have 

guessed that Sammy the flying squirrel had a yen 

for sparkly treasures!! 

It all started when he was just a little flying squirrel, Sammy 

moved from the deep, deep forest to the big city. New York 

City, The Big Apple!!  Sammy loved Apples and he really 

believed he would find the Big Apple, but instead he 

found something even more tempting! Unlike, Eve, Sammy 

was tempted by the window at Tiffany's!! 

He sat on the window ledge mesmerized by the diamonds on 

display.  A cop walked by and shooed, Sammy off!! 

"You can't sit there and watch real people! Go back to the 

deep forest where you belong. You are a flying squirrel! What 

would you want with a diamond?", the policeman asked. 

Sammy just looked up at the cop and grinned. 

"If it's good enough for humans, it is good enough for Sammy! Do 

not underestimate the size of me, Mr. Policeman. Someday 

you will read about me in the New York Times!! I will be a famous 

flying squirrel.!!" 

The policeman laughed. 

"Oh that's so funny! A flying squirrel in the news!! Now I have heard 

everything. Now, get off the ledge before I call the pest patrol!!" 

"Ha! Pest Patrol! Small Potatoes!! They can't catch Sammy!! I can 

fly, don't you know that? " 

The policeman walked away still laughing. 

Sammy scurried around the jewelry store trying to find a way in, but 

found none. He decided to wait by the back entrance until one 

of the salesmen opened the door. That would be his big chance. 

He waited almost three hours, then finally the back entrance opened. 

He slipped in and tried to find a way when the store was closed. 

He found a staircase that led to the basement of Tiffany's, which 

led to a door to the street level. 

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