As soon as Benny rushed through the front door he began to yell, “Mama! Mama! Guess what?” He ran through every room in the house until he found her.
“Honey, I am over here, is there something wrong?” replied her mother sweetly.
Benny replied excitedly “Nothing's wrong! I’m just excited I made two new friends today at the festival today”.
“Who are they Benny?” questioned Benny’s mother excitedly.
“ Tina the turtle and Peter the porcupine!”
A sudden look of confusion and nervousness appeared on his mother’s face. Before answering to Benny, his mother cried out for Benny’s father.
“What’s with all the yelling? I was trying to sleep” replied Benny’s father angrily.
“Benny made new friends today. Their names are Tina the turtle and Peter the porcupine.”
Benny’s father gasped and began to yell at him but he didn't understand why.
“Now listen to me Benny you can not be friends with those kids. They aren’t like us. Turtles are extremely slow and porcupines are big scaredy cats! Listen to me carefully son, I do not want you to be friends with them, they are different than we are. Now hurry up and go to bed you have to wake up early for school”.