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A PEARL FOR THE QUEEN

"I must try and touch her vanity, "
thought Claw-Claw. He waited a bit for her to calm down, then he started talking in two different voices, as if there were two people standing outside, having a chat with each other.
In a deep voice, he said :
" This is the very last of the oysters on this coast."
And in a high voice he replied :
" What a huge shell-it's like a fortress!"
" But the oyster inside is all shrivelled up and old," said the deep voice.
The oyster was furious, and was on the point of opening up her shell to show these two just how plump and juicy and delicious she was, when Claw-Claw was stupid enough to add :
" No crab would even look at this old oyster."
At the word "crab" the oyster remembered herself and kept quiet.

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A PEARL FOR THE QUEEN

Claw-Claw almost gave up. It was impossible....
Then, suddenly, he had an idea-a brain-wave ! He began to spread a fantastic story amongst the sea creatures living on the coast.
The rumour was that there was to be a competition -to see which oyster could make the largest pearl. The pearl was to be presented to the queen, the winning oyster would be proclaimed "Champion

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