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in the Circus Party
With love, from
Mom, Dad, and Jonathan
Kayla Jean Anderson,
6, was the happiest
was excited because
was going to the circus
Dad, and Jonathan.
As soon as they arrived at the
bought popcorn and delicious
cotton candy. Clutching
anxiously waited in line. As
neared the main entrance to the
circus tent, she
could see a funny clown juggling many balls.
held in her
hand had a sparkling star on it. Seeing the star, the ticket-taker
exclaimed, “Wait, little
girl, your ticket is
special. The star allows you to sit in the very front row!”
rushed to her
seat, and the show immediately began.
“TOOT-TOOT,” chugged a steam
train as it rolled toward the center stage. The train clickity-clacked in a
big circle and stopped directly in front of
Clowns wearing colorful costumes
jumped out of one tiny car and did tricks that made everyone laugh.
wondered how so many clowns could fit inside such a small car.
Kayla was delighted to
see the chimpanzees balance on bicycles. All of a sudden, CoCo, the baby
Kayla noticed him ride
his bicycle out of the circus tent straight into the parking lot.
Kayla jumped from
seat and dashed after CoCo.
was able to save CoCo just before he crashed into a big truck.
then returned the thankful CoCo to his loving mother chimpanzee.
Then the ringmaster announced,
“Ladies and gentlemen, today we have a very special guest in the audience.
name is Kayla Jean Anderson,
from Baraboo, Wisconsin.
just saved the life of CoCo, the baby chimpanzee. Let’s give
a big round of applause.”
smiled broadly as
joined the ringmaster on the center stage. Just then
saw several clowns wheeling out a huge cake. To
surprise the cake read: Thank you,
Kayla Jean Anderson
for saving CoCo, the baby chimpanzee.
Suddenly, a cuddly teddy bear
jumped out of the giant cake.
Kayla laughed and clapped
hands as three ballerina bears danced just for
Lovely ladies riding a team of horses galloped into the center ring.
was amazed to see the beautiful
horses leap through blazing hoops of fire.
The ringmaster invited
to ride on one of the horses.
waved to Mom, Dad, and
rode past them on the white stallion.
thought, “It’s great fun to be in the circus!”
Next, a bright red fire truck
carrying fire-fighting bears raced toward a burning building.
along with Mom, Dad, and
Jonathan shouted, “Jump!
Jump!” to the bear trapped inside the burning building. Quickly the
frightened bear leaped into the safety net below. In a hurry, rescue bears
stopped the fire by spraying water on the raging flames.
The ringmaster announced,
“Ladies and gentlemen, our world-famous elephants will perform for you!”
The huge animals did balancing acts, while clowns did cartwheels on their
The ringmaster asked, “Kayla,
everyone thinks you’re great, won’t you please join the circus and travel
around the world with us?”
replied, “I would love to be in the circus, but I would miss
Mom, Dad, and
ringmaster pleaded, “Then, would you be the leader of the grand parade?” “I
would love to,” replied
on the back of a huge elephant and proudly led the parade.
waved goodbye to
friends and promised to visit them when the circus returned to
Mom, Dad, and Jonathan,
“I will never forget my wonderful adventure at the circus!”
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Enjoy this book!
A Special Gift from
Dad and Jonathan
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