Julie White and the Seven Peanuts part 3Chapter 3)Julie smiled. "I really feel quite happy now. I'm sure I'll get along somehow. Everything will be okay." The adorable little woodland animals nodded. "But I do need a place to sleep at night," said Julie. "But where? I can't sleep in the ground, like you." The bunnies shook their heads. "Or in a tree, the way you do." The squirrels and chipmunks shook their heads, too. "And I'm sure no nest would be big enough for me." The birds chirped in agreement. "Maybe you know where I can stay," said Julie, picking herself off the ground. "Maybe in the forest somewhere?"Chirping merrily, the birds gently tugged at her cape and led her out of the woods along with the other forest creatures. Julie wandered through the woods with her new animal friends until she came to a snug little house in a sunny clearing. "Oh, it's adorable!" exclaimed Julie. "Like a doll's house." She ran up
Julie White and the Seven Peanuts part 2Chapter 2)In a jealous rage, Charmcaster summoned Michael Morningstar, the royal huntsman, to her chambers and gave her orders. "Take her far into the forest. Find a secluded glade where she can pick wildflowers," she said. "Yes, Your Majesty," replied Michael. "And there, my faithful huntsman," said Charmcaster, "you will kill her!" "But Your Majesty," Michael protested, "the little princess!" But Charmcaster would not listen."Silence!" she shouted. "You know the penalty if you fail." Michael bowed his head in sorrow. He loved Julie White very much, but he knew better than to disobey the queen. "Yes, Your Majesty," he replied. Charmcaster put her hands on her hips. "But to make doubly sure you do not fail, bring back her heart in this." She gave the stunned and heartbroken huntsman a beautifully carved jeweled case.Reluctantly, Michael took Julie away from the castle and led her deep into the forest.
Julie White and the Seven Peanuts part 1Chapter 1)Once upon a time, there was a young princess who had lips red as the rose, hair black as ebony, and skin as white as snow. Her name was Julie White. She was a very beautiful princess. And like all princesses, she lived in a castle. Julie was as sweet as sugar milk and as kind as a mother's kiss, and her goodness made her beautiful. Julie had a stepmother, Queen Charmcaster. She was also very beautiful, but alas, she was cruel and selfish. She was vain, too. The Queen feared that Julie's beauty would someday outshine her own, and so she dressed the little princess in rags and forced her to work in the castle as a scullery maid. Julie spent her days happily, washing the dishes, scrubbing the floors, and cleaning the windows. She slaved from early morning until late at night, and she became more and more beautiful every passing day.And every day, the vain Queen looked into her magic mirror and asked, "Magic mirror on