458. Fresh from the Garden: a relaxation and story for your nap time routine

458. Fresh from the Garden: a relaxation and story for your nap time routine

Rob the Raccoon realizes that Nutsy and Peanut the Squirrels haven’t had any of the vegetables. Since the squirrels shared a lot of the seeds for the garden, the raccoons search for them to share the delicious vegetables.

Narrator: Male

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:05

Fresh from the Garden Excerpt:

As he relaxed, it occurred to Rob that Nutsy and Peanut, the squirrels, were nowhere to be found. The little raccoon knew that they would enjoy the vegetables too.


He spoke up, “Has anyone seen Nutsy and Peanut?”


Rebel and Riley stopped for a moment to think. Then Rebel said, “No, I don’t think I’ve seen them today.”


Rob said, “We should let them know about the vegetables. They brought a lot of the seeds for the garden. They should have some of the vegetables, too.”


Riley nodded and said, “Let’s go look for them.” And with that the three raccoons headed into the forest to find their friends. They headed first to the old oak tree, where the squirrels liked to nap.


Rebel called up, “Nutsy? Peanut?”


With no response, Rob hurried up the tree as fast as his three legs would carry him. He knocked on the trunk next to their nest, but no answer.


I don’t think they’re here.” He called down to his friends.

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