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How Elephants Got A Long Trunk

By: Devante R.
South Carolina, Age 9

One day Mr.Elephant had a short trunk he said''I wish I had a long trunk so I can pick up my food''.The next day a panther said''what's the matter Mr. Elephant.'' Mr.Elephant said''I want a long trunk''. The panther said ''I can do that''.He put his hand on the trunk and pulled, and pulled, and pulled but nothing happened. Then a lion came by. The panther said'' Can you help me pull Mr.Elephant''. The lion said''Ok'' Then when the lion and panther pulled but nothing happened. Then people came to help all of them pull the trunk and it grew longer , and , longer and Mr. Elephant was happy.