One siku Bert was painting. It was hard work. It made Bert thirsty. He got out the milk. SPLAT! Bert dropped the milk.
“ERNIEEE!” yelled Bert. “Help!” Ernie came running. “Bert! Why did wewe poor maziwa on the floor?” asked Ernie. “I did not POUR it,” alisema Bert. “I SPILLED it! Please go out and find a mop. And hurry!”
Ernie ran down Sesame Street. He saw Betty Lou. “Bert needs a mop. Do wewe have one?” he asked Betty Lou. “Gee, I don’t know,” she said. “But I will look for one.”
Betty Lou walked down the street. “If Bert needs a map, he must be going on a trip!” she said.
Today was a big siku for Big Bird. He was going to visit Granny Bird. She lived at the seashore! It was his first trip away from home. Big Bird’s Marafiki took him to the bus stop. “Good-bye, Big Bird! Have fun! We will miss you,” they said. “I will miss you, too,” he said.
Big Bird thought the bus would never get there. “Gee, I hope Granny is waiting for me,” he alisema to himself.
At last the bus stopped. Granny Bird waved to Big Bird. “My little Big Bird! I am so happy to see you!” Granny said. “Me, too, Granny!” Big Bird said.
After lunch they went to the beach. Granny’s Marafiki all...