Daisy was a monkey who lived in a tree house. She wore a pretty, pink flower over her ear. Her best friend was a parrot named Chad. He had gone on a trip.
The mail monkey came with a note for Daisy. She read it and then asked, "Did you read this note?"
"I did not read the note," he said. "It is not polite to read other monkeys' mail."
"Who sent it?" she asked him. He did not know.
"The note says to go out and follow a red string. There is a surprise waiting. Did you see a red string outside?" Daisy asked.
"No," said the mail monkey. "I just bring the mail. I do not look for string." He took his mail cart and left.
Daisy put the note on the table. She sat down to dine on egg salad. "Should I add salt or pepper?" she asked herself. Then she added both. After the egg salad, Daisy could have a banana or an apple. She picked an apple and cut it up. She saved the seeds.
"When Chad comes home, I will give him these seeds," Daisy said.
Daisy decided to ride her bike, but she found a red string tied to it.Paragraphs 10 to 24:
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