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Paul's Tale

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7
Categories: Fantasy, Story Tellers

Author

Mary
Norton

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 3, Num 5, Jan 1976

Story Summary

While young Paul is sick in bed, his Aunt Isobel begins to read him a story but he prefers to be told a story. Unfortunately for Aunt Isobel, Paul keeps interrupting and changing the story until Aunt Isobel realizes he is relating a fantastic adventure that really happened to him.