Second Thoughts by Richard Moule

The Babysitter and The Crocodile – By Richard Moule

‘…Now for the last time, go brush your teeth and get straight to bed,’ said little Matthew’s babysitter, who was starting to get irritated now. Who would have thought it would be this hard to get rid of the little brat?

‘But it’s only eight o’clock,’ argued little Matthew, refusing to budge from the settee. ‘My Mum and Dad always let me stay up to at least half nine on a Saturday, sometimes until ten!’

‘You’re like an annoying broken record you are kid. Now do as you’re told! Or else I’m gonna tell your parents how much trouble you’ve been tonight. Let’s see how long they’ll let you stay up after that.’ (more…)