The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

Click the image above to fetch a new random story.

River-Sucker

I’m designed to suck up rivers, not seas, so when the tyrant orders me to “suck it up,” I reach my limit.

Sorry, pal, I have to resign. The sea’s too big for me!

The River-Sucker in The Mastermaid, Blue Fairy Book. Picture by Edward Lear.

River-Sucker