One boring afternoon Perkin was sitting in his favorite spot lazily munching on a juicy bamboo shoot. Suddenly something very bright and colorful flashed quickly infront of his eyes. It was gone again so quickly that he hadn't been able to see what it was but he liked the pretty colors and looked around to try to find it again. He looked behind the bamboo tree he had been sitting under. He look behind the big rock he had been leaning against. He looked along the banks of the stream that ran close by, but he could not find the pretty, colorful thing that had caught his eye.
'Hmph! Nothing fun ever happens here' he said out loud before plopping back down and picking up his bamboo shoot once more.
Just then Perkin saw another flash of the color pass by and go right behind his head. He turned around to look and as he did, a bright and pretty butterfly landed right on top of his nose, tickling him and making him giggle.
'Hi, I'm Bella. Would you like to play?' the butterfly said.
'Oh yes!' Perkin replied, 'I'd love to have someone to play with.'
'Let's play tag' said Bella, flying off of Perkin's nose 'You're 'it'.'
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