Sid was a who lived with his friend Sal the . Sid the
and his friend loved to swim under the
and look at all of the big moored there.
One day, Sid the decided to see what it looked like inside one of the
. The told him to because it could be
dangerous. Sid the did not listen. He found the largest of all the
, which was named . He held on to one of the long
that was used to tie the to the dock and slowly inched
his way onto the deck of the . Once on board, Sid the
heard someone coming his way, so he quickly jumped inside a pair of that
were sitting on the deck.
The had a horrible smell, and Sid the really wanted to
get out . . .FAST!
Suddenly, he heard a funny sound coming from the boot next to him. He popped up
quickly and looked inside. There, he found a curled up looking at him.
The told Sid the that there were on
board the and that if the found Sid the ,
they would make him into a .
Once safely away from the , they found Sal the
waiting for them under the . They helped the make a
small , where he lived for the rest of the summer. Sid the
would visit often but was always happy to go back home to the sea where he belonged,
with Sal the .
Sid the did not want to become part of a , so he
asked the if he would help him escape. The agreed
and told Sid the to hold on tight to the as he made his
way down the and into the water.