Below is the third part of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."
There was only one more bed. Goldilocks laid down in the bed where Baby Bear napped each afternoon.
"What a perfect little bed!" said Goldilocks. "I hope that whoever sleeps in this bed will wake me when they get home and ask me to play."
Within moments, Goldilocks was dreaming of candy and adventures in the forest.
She slept so soundly, she did not hear the Bear family come home from their walk.
Papa Bear, Mama Bear and Baby Bear were ready for their breakfast. When they got to the kitchen, they could not believe their eyes!
Papa looked at his big bowl of oatmeal. His spoon was dirty and there was quite a mess around his bowl. "Someone has been eating my oatmeal," said Papa Bear in his loud, rumbly voice.
Mama Bear looked at her middle-size bowl of oatmeal. Her spoon was dirty, too!
Her bowl had been bumped and some of the oatmeal had spilled. "Someone has been eating my oatmeal as well," said Mama Bear. "And that someone has left quite a mess!"
Papa and Mama Bear stood scratching their heads.
"Who could have done such a thing?" they both said at once.
Baby Bear went over to his bowl of oatmeal. He frowned and showed it to his parents. "Someone has been eating my oatmeal," said Baby Bear. "And whoever it was, liked it so much, there is not even a spoonful for me!"
The Bear family was quite concerned.
"Who could have done such a thing?" asked Mama Bear. "I think I need to sit down a minute."
The Bear family walked into their lovely
sitting room. Again, they were surprised.
Papa Bear stood over his chair.
"Someone has been sitting in my chair, I think!" Papa Bear said in his loud voice.
Mama Bear picked up the pillow that had been pulled from the seat. "Someone has been sitting in my chair as well. Look what a mess they have made!" she gasped. But it was Baby Bear who had the biggest surprise when he went over to his favorite rocking chair. It was broken to pieces.
"Oh my," Baby Bear cried. "Someone has been sitting in my chair and that
someone was very careless. Now I'll never be able to dangle my feet and rock
back and forth."
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