The Boy and the Cloud
The Boy and the Cloud is an illustrated story about a little boy's journey on his adventure to find and appreciate the value of water.
Once, there was a boy that always enjoyed swimming in the fresh waters of the lake. ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini When ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini ... s e y he opened his e ...he realised it was just a dream. ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini Many springs have passed since the last time we saw water fall from the sky. ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini “Oh! I wish it would rain again.” © 2011 Paty Bugarini ter.” a w h g u o n e e v a h 't n o d st “We ju © 2011 Paty Bugarini “Maybe if I can get near that cloud, I could collect water from it so we can all have more.” © 2011 Paty Bugarini “I could use...” um’s vacu m y um c “...m leaner!” © 2011 Paty Bugarini But instead, it sucked up a little bird. ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini “What if I use my father's old fishing net and fly high up to the sky to catch the cloud? “ © 2011 Paty Bugarini “Why © 2011 Paty Bugarini now, old fis hing n et?!“ “What if I just simply ask the cloud for rain?” © 2011 Paty Bugarini ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini He felt very sad and headed into town. “This looks like a pink cloud on a stick...” © 2011 Paty Bugarini “Wait a minute! What if I build a giant ladder?” “If I can get a long stick, maybe I could roll-up the cloud like that candy floss” “but... it’ll be too heavy for me to hold it and bring it to the ground” e th s om r f lp e h r fo to d e n k w o t r a s i h e He le of d d p a l o st e pe g b i g e th d l i bu . n e h a s e e v es ey y n a ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini It is said that, ‘If you never quit, you can never fail’ © 2011 Paty Bugarini Then, he thanked the cloud for giving them water. He climbed down the giant ladder and shared the precious water with his neighbours. They were all very happy! ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini The next morning, he heard someone shouting: “The lake is full of water! It rained the whole night! We can have water in our homes again!” © 2011 Paty Bugarini “...perhaps that little cloud told the others to come by.” THE END © 2011 Paty Bugarini We should all have realised how precious water is. We must not waste it. We need to save water for the future. ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini www.patybugarini.com ÂŠ 2011 Paty Bugarini