The Red Shoes
Narrator: There is a ball at the palace every month. A little girl really wants to go so she asks her mom to buy her a new dress and a pair of shoes. Her mom is sick and can’t see clearly…
Little girl: Mom, look at these. A new dress and a pair of shoes. Wow! They are so pretty. Mom: What color is the dress?
Little girl: It’s purple.
Mom: Does purple look good on you?
Little girl: Yes, purple is my color.
Narrator: The little girl tries on the dress.
Mom: What color are the shoes?
Little girl: They’re red.
Mom: Do the red shoes look good on you?
Little girl: Yes, red is my color.
Narrator: The ball is tonight, but the little girl’s mom is sick.
Little girl: I want to go to the party. But my mom is sick. (She looks at her mom)
Now my mom is sleeping. I can go to the party.
Narrator: The little girl puts on her new clothes and goes to the party.
Boys: Little girl, little girl, go away. You’re not our good friend.
Little girl: Why doesn’t anybody like me?
Boys and girls: You are not a good baby. You don’t love your mommy.
Little girl: Sorry! It’s my fault. I’ll be good. I’ll take care of my mom.
Narrator: The little girl’s mom is getting better because the little girl takes really good care of her. A month later, the girl goes to the ball again and this time everyone welcomes her at the party.
Everybody: We are good babies. Because we love our mommies.