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Percival The Polite Python
 
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Children's Story: Percival The Polite Python by Robert James Parfett
 
Some animals live in holes, some live up in trees.
Some slither on their tums and some fly on the breeze.
Some will only brave the day while others love the night.
Some, like Percival the snake, are awfully polite.
 
Many creatures these days, never mind their Ps and Qs
But Percy thinks that everyone should follow in his shoes.
All his life he had the strife of living with rude folk
At snake school they all laughed at him and said he was a joke.
Until one day he'd had enough, "I have to get away!
I need to find some animals that smile and say 'good day'"
 
He headed to the jungle, there were creatures everywhere
Though they didn't seem too friendly, all they did was stop and stare.
Looking up he noticed sitting proudly as can be
A handsome looking toucan picking berries from the tree.
 
Children's Story: Percival The Polite Python by Robert James Parfett
 
He hacked and pecked as fruit came spilling from his open bill
Percival just shook his head; it gave him quite a chill.
"Has no-one ever told you it is rude to eat like that?"
The toucan looked quite mystified then swooped down for a chat.
"What on earth is wrong with you, my wriggly little friend?
I was busy snacking, not intending to offend."
 
Percy smiled and bowed his head, "How very nice to meet you!
I realise with your chunky beak it's very hard to chew,
but if you could just close it you will stop that awful mess
and with your improved manners you'll be certain to impress."
The toucan sat and thought a while and nodded in accord.
Then Percy saw a hairy sloth who looked on rather bored.
 
"Good morning sir!" said Percival, "How are you today?"
The funny looking creature very slowly turned away.
"Do you have a house round here, have you lived here long?"
The sloth again refused to speak, "Please tell me what is wrong?
There's one thing that I cannot stand and that's to be ignored.
I really think you need to change and take it all on board."
As Percy left the sloth behind it gave a cheesy grin
The words of wisdom obviously started to sink in.
 
Children's Story: Percival The Polite Python by Robert James Parfett
 
All at once from the treetops came a deafening howl.
Percy started tutting and his face began to scowl.
"Who is making all that noise? Turn the volume down!
It's almost time to go to bed!" he muttered with a frown.
Suddenly the air was filled with the culprits' voice.
"It's nighttime and it's what I do. I don't have any choice!"
"A howler monkey you may be," Percival replied.
"But you could be much quieter. I really can't abide
Those who make a lot of noise when others want to rest.
So have a go at whispering. You know it's for the best."
The howler monkey looked confused, but didn't say a word.
 
Percy wriggled off and smiled sweetly when he heard
His first friend Ted the toucan telling all the other birds
To nibble with their beaks shut tight and "Careful what you drop!"
It made the polite python more determined not to stop.
 
The stubborn snake soon set to work at quite a busy pace
The sound of please and thank you echoed gladly round the place.
And even for the rudest creatures it was plain to see
That manners don't cost anything. I'm sure you will agree?
Percival was happy now. At last he'd found his spot.
With all his friends and family he really had the lot.
 
Children's Story: Percival The Polite Python by Robert James Parfett
 
 
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Robert is an English language teacher and father of two boys, his stories are aimed at 4 to 7 year olds, the education age group he knows best.
 
Robert writes with rhyme which stimulates children's sense of humour and fun, making learning more enjoyable.
 
Robert's two boys are his strongest supporters and critics!
 
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Here's a list of just some of Robert's stories which are rotated on this page one at a time and available to registered readers. The entire collection is available immediately to those registered for Unlimited Children's Stories (see Free Story Access above).
 
Not Now Nessie
The Medicine Man
Frogs just Want to Have Fun
Bubble trouble
The Clockwork Chameleon
Kung Fu Cat
Colin and the Carrot
Percival the Polite Python
Follygoon
The Fidgety Pharaoh

 
 
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