teaming with wildlife. One hot summer day, a young buck appears on the farm after escaping a wildfire. He wanders upon some sweet corn and
slowly bonds with the family. The deer is fascinated by the colorful quilts draped across the clothesline to air. He desperately craves the warmth that
he felt when his mother tucked him into her body. He believes the quilts could provide that warmth. If only someone would become aware of his
yearnings. Possibly some observant person will in I'll Tuck You in, Deer.
|Preview of "I'll Tuck You in, Deer"
great bedtime story for parents or grandparents to read to children. Simple words and colorful pictures hold a child’s attention and make it ideal for
an early reader.
to make quilts and the deer becomes fascinated with the ritual of being tucked in by a quilt. This allows you to explain to your child this ritual, as you
read about the little boy in the story being tucked in by his parents. The story discusses the development of loving relationships, especially the man’
s relationship with his wife, son, dog and now the deer. Life on a tranquil farm is beautifully illustrated showing the forest, wildlife, livestock, domestic
animals, and the fishing pond.
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to freshen. Heat from the sun and fanning of the wind made
the quilts smell heavenly.
The deer was drawn to the quilts. He loved to watch their
shapes sway on the clothesline. He was fascinated with how
the bright colors danced in the wind. He sniffed the quilts to
take in their divine scent. He felt their soft textures by rubbing
his head against them.
One day, while enjoying the quilts, the deer’s short stub
of an antler hooked a quilt. He pulled and pulled to loosen
himself from its grip. By the time he was free, the quilt was
torn beyond repair.
The man found the damaged quilt still hanging on the
line. He placed it on the ground near the pond for the deer to
lie on. He hoped this would distract the deer from the other
boy was named James after his grandfather. He slowly
followed the path toward his father. The dog and young deer
carefully walked behind.
The woman always watched this parade from the
himself with the dog and the deer. They were going to enjoy
him in the hammock where there was a nice breeze. The
man then told the boy a story that his father told him. It did not
take long for the boy to drift off to sleep.
He liked to lie on his back with his feet up in the air, snoring
The deer curled up nearby.
I'll Tuck You in, Deer
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