Sadie seahorse searches for a friend among the coral and the gentle waves. Finally, she finds one who is so similar they might be seahorse twins!

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story “Party on Board” this week. Now, welcome to Favorite Friday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again. Please enjoy “Seahorse twins,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!
Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:50

Narrator: Female

Seahorse Twins Excerpt:

Floating on the currents, Sadie watched for someone like her.  She drifted by a great big rock, and saw angelfish, sea anemones and clown fish.  They all said, “Hi Sadie!” She smiled, waved her delicate fin, and continued her search.  The currents moved Sadie on through a patch of seaweed.  The leaves swayed gently, back and forth, back and forth.  The little sea horse watched attentively as she drifted through, to find someone else like her.  She saw a crab, a clam, and a sea urchin.  “Hi Sadie!” They called as she drifted past.  Again, Sadie smiled and waved her delicate fin.  She did enjoy everyone’s company.  She just wanted to know if there was anyone else like her.  So the little seahorse continued on.

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