Target /th/ Words
Therma thermos three
Theo thread thirteen
thumb thimble Thaddeus
Theo’s Thick Thumb
By Jenny Loehr
There once was a seamstress named , who was known to be the
finest in the royal kingdom. King used her exclusively for all his
mending and sewing needs. had a young son named ,
who spent many a long day in the shop watching his mother do mending. This was
quite boring for a young boy.
One day, while was in the village to buy spools of
to mend King royal robe, young was
left alone to watch the shop.
He was so excited when someone from King castle left some
clothes to mend. got the idea that he could help his mother by mending the
the clothes for her while she was away. He thought that she would be so proud of him!
found the and the . He grabbed
of King socks and looked for the needle. While he was looking, he
noticed that the had become stuck on his thick .
stumbled around the shop trying to pull the off his .
In doing so, he tumbled a of hot tea all over King
royal robes. sat down with a loud THUD and began to cry. He had made a
mess of the king’s clothes, broke his mother’s , and had a
stuck on his . Things looked really bad for .
Just then, returned with her spools of .
She was surprised to see the shop in such a state of chaos and was worried about
, who was holding his and crying in the corner.
cleaned up the broken and smoothed some lotion onto
so that the slid off easily. After hearing about
attempts to help his mother, King commended him for
his effort and had a special golden made to fit