Jessica Ellen Meyers
, age 2
, lived in Boston, Massachusetts
playing with her best friend, Teddy Bear. Marcie, Sara, and Hunter
knew how much
loved Teddy Bear.
One day, while walking in the park, Jessica
and Teddy Bear came upon a giant
knew what was happening, Teddy Bear had lifted her into the
opening of the tree. Jessica
felt herself twisting and turning down the hollow tree.
"What's going on? I'm scared!" yelled Jessica
"Don't worry. We are together," said Teddy Bear as he reached out and held her
was surprised. It was not dark and scary at all. Everything was light and
sparkling, just like fireworks.
They tumbled through the cotton candy clouds and down a rainbow slide. They
passed the ice cream sundae mountains and landed in the sugar plum field.
"It's beautiful here. Where are we?" asked Jessica
"This is Teddy Bear Land! Come on, follow me!" replied Teddy Bear.
They skipped down a lemon drop path through the jelly bean park, where bunnies
were playing hide-and-seek. After passing the strawberry soda fountain, they came to a
beautiful gingerbread castle.
A handsome cowboy bear invited them inside. The courtyard was crowded with
teddy bears who were all playing different games. Some were riding bicycles and others
were roller skating. One bear was swinging so high in a tree that Jessica
would fly right off the swing. Then Jessica
and Teddy Bear joined in a game of leap frog.
All afternoon they played games with the teddy bears. Jessica
swung from the trees
on red licorice ropes, splashed in the pink lemonade waterfall and picked wild gum drops.
"I wish Marcie, Sara, and Hunter
were here, too," Jessica
All the teddy bears enjoyed playing with Jessica
The teddy bears decided to have a grand celebration. At the party, Jessica Ellen
received a crown and became a royal member of Teddy Bear Land. The
trumpeters played for her, and the jugglers and jesters all performed.
"Hooray for Jessica
! Please stay with us forever," all the teddy bears pleaded.
exclaimed, "Oh yes, I'd love to stay here with you."
But Teddy Bear said, "No, we should be going home."
replied, "You're right. We must return to Boston, Massachusetts. Marcie,
Sara, and Hunter
will be worried."
and Teddy Bear waved goodbye to their new friends and began the
As they walked outside the castle gates, two pink marshmallow bunnies appeared.
"Climb aboard!" the bunny rabbits said. "We will help you go home."
and Teddy Bear gladly accepted the ride and jumped in the cozy saddles.
The bunnies hopped their way out of Teddy Bear Land, past the ice cream sundae
mountains and the sugar plum field.
Finally they arrived at the biggest tree in the forest. Teddy Bear pointed and said,
"This tree leads us home."
waved farewell to the bunny rabbits and thanked them for the wonderful ride.
said, "Let's go, Teddy Bear. I can't wait to tell Marcie, Sara, and Hunter
about our exciting adventure in Teddy Bear Land."