“Bananas grow on trees. And strawberries grow on plants,” explained Raya to her younger brother, Jack. “What would happen if they switched places?” he asked while sipping his strawberry banana juice. “I don’t know,” replied Raya. “What would happen if watermelons grew on palm trees and lemons on vines and olives in bushes?” Raya did not know, but she began to wonder. Why are things the way they are? Would a strawberry change flavors if it suddenly were to grow on a tree? She imagined forests filled with_______________ and the streets lined with _____________ plants. She sat down and thought how wonderful things could be if everything was….
Choose an introduction to a great story or write your own based on the illustration above. Be as creative as possible. Habits might end up choosing stories to be published in their magazine!