Mr. Tiger, Mr. Tiger
Why do you run?
"Because all of the monkeys are making fun!"
Mr. Monkey, Mr. Monkey
Why are you brown?
"Because if I'm not, my mommy will frown!"
Mrs. Sloth, Mrs. Sloth
Why are you so slow?
"Because if I'm not, I will stub my toe!"
By Halie Ferguson, age 9, Choctaw, Oklahoma--1999