Little billy asked Miss Laura, his kindergarten teacher, to help put his boots on. It was pretty hard for her to do it. With her pulling and pushing, the boots still didn’t want to move. When she finally could make it, little billy said, “But Miss, they are on the wrong feet.” Laura looked, and sure enough, they were. It wasn’t any easier pulling the boots off than it was putting them on. She manage to keep her cool as they worked to get the boots back on- this time on the right feet.
Billy than announced, “these aren’t my boots.” Laura in haled, bit her lips, and said, “ why didn’t you say so?” Once again she struggled to help him pull the ill fitting boots off.
He then said, “they’re my brother’s boots. My mom made me wear them.” Laura didn’t know if she should laugh or cry. She then mustered up the grace to wrestle the boots onto his feet again.
When laura finally manage to put on Billy’s boots, she said, “Now, where are your mittens?”
Billy said. “ I stuffed them in the toes of my boots…”