This is for Trifecta. How can you possibly write a bedtime story in 33 words?
Bedtime stories thrive on repetition. “I’ll huff, and I’ll puff, and I’ll Blow your house down.” “All the better to see you with.” “Somebody’s been sleeping in my bed.” “Are you my mother?” “My doctor has forbidden me to push.” Repeat one of those, and that is half the words. Another thing I like about children’s storytelling is the niceness of the characters. In Postman Pat or Fireman Sam, all the characters are really lovely, and when there is a problem they work together to sort it.
So here is my bedtime story.
Everyone lived happily ever after. The beautiful Queen reigned, wise and good, adored by her Prince and her contented people. In peace and prosperity, Mummies and Daddies loved their children, who slept well.