Burrs and Humor
A favorite book of mine is Sticky Burr, the Deadly Peril, by John Lechner. It’s about burrs who live in a forest called Burrwood. Sticky Burr is the main character. He’s nice and enjoys painting and playing his ukulele. That is something villainous Scurvy Burr cannot stand! Scurvy Burr likes to make trouble and keep things as prickly as he can.
This book is a fun read for kids and adults. It’s clever and hilarious in places.
Of course I see the appeal in a community of burrs and I wonder what might happen if Button met Scurvy Burr. Button is smooth and hairless so Scurvy wouldn’t be able to stick to him or jab him. He might find other ways to torment Button - like maybe playing tricks on him…
Oddly enough, Button recently wrote an entry in his journal…
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