Mr. King's Things
Kids Can, 2012 (2012)
Reviewed by Lyn Seippel
r. King likes new things and he buys more new things to replace them when they get old. He throws the old things into a nearby pond. The pond is big, so he has room for a whole lot of old things.
ne day Mr. King is fishing at the pond when he pulls up a horrible monster. Frightened, he doesn't recognize the things he threw away.
would like this story better if it were more of a cautionary tale for the environment, but Mr. King does finally find a way to put his old things to use that doesn't include polluting the pond.
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