Chapter 206: Sugar Coated
Ethan was just as intrigued as his charge when the preschool teachers poured pastel rings onto the tables and passed out lengths of yarn on which to string them.
Zeke snatched, sniffed, and slipped one into his mouth. “Tastes good!”
“Who’d want cereal that tastes bad?” asked Jasper.
“Cereal,” echoed the boy, trying another one. Being raised in a baker’s household meant bread, muffins, and assorted pastries … not breakfast in a box.
Halfway through their craft time, Zeke’s strand was the shortest. For every fruit-colored ring that made it onto his necklace, two found their way into his mouth.
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