Patrick the Pig
By Kids X-Press Storytel er Peter Lawless
Once there was a little pig named Patrick, However, while on the road, he managed
who really wasn't that smart, but was very to meet an elder Native American
thoughtful of others. Every day, Patrick
motorist named John Raindrop.
would wallow in the mud pile that was
John Raindrop taught Patrick how to do
caused by frequent rainstorms on the farm a rain-dance and use that ability to save
in California where he lived.
Until one day, a massive drought struck
When Patrick returned to his farm, he
the state of California and the farm was
performed his rain-dance until the sky
low on water.
became cloudy and dark.
This made Patrick feel a sense of
Without any sign of stopping, the rain
responsibility for his friends on the farm
came down and gave the farm all the
who he thought might all die from
water that it needed.
Patrick was hailed as a hero to his fellow
So Patrick, with his heart in the right
animals and soon realized that his mud
place, left the farm to find the rain again
pile was a mud crater due to the massive
and bring it back to his farm.
rain storm he caused.
First, Patrick went to Nevada, but it was
And so, from that day forward, Patrick
too dry for any kind of rain.
lived his life in happiness and time
Then, Patrick went to Arizona, which was
even drier than Nevada.