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Gideon’S Tal�


— Behind the walls of an old castle, there was a garden. In the garden lived Gideon, peacock of the court.

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— Gideon was beautiful: a rainbow of colors, a fantastic mix of greens and blues, a carousel for the eyes.


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— One day at the beginning of spring Gideon was distracted by the flight of a butterfly, and it took him on an adventure out of the castle walls.


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— He found himself in front of a forest, in a new world of forms, shapes and animals, but he didn’t noticed a strange object hidden in the leaves.


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— Crunch! Oww! Ohhhh!


A bear’s trap!

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— When he returned to the castle, the king saw a damaged dirty animal. HE SHOUTED: «Go! I don’t want an injured peacock in my garden!»


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WRITTEN BY Chiara Pagano | ILLUSTRATED BY Alessandro Maggioni | DESIGN Stefano Mandato PHOTOGRAPHY Kay Strasser | TRANSLATION Kristina Tool.

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