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The Paper Garden

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7
Categories: Fantasy, Magic

Author

Tony
Ramsay

Appeared in

The Kingfisher Book of Magical Tales

Story Summary

In the middle of an emperor's garden was a lake, as smooth as glass. To prevent the wind and rain from rippling his lake, the Emperor built a wall around the garden and a roof above the garden but the only thing he accomplished was killing the flowers, especially the very rare kushiri flowers, whose leaves rustled like paper kites.