By: Chris Van Allsburg
Retold By: Pablo
In the story a farmer called Mr. Bailey was
driving his truck and crashed into a stranger. The
stranger tried to get away but fell again then
farmer Mr. Bailey took the stranger to the
Mr. Bailey drove to the Bailey’s house. Then the
farmer Bailey told him to lay in the couch and
Katy the farmers daughter saw the stranger. He
had leather clothing on and the stranger did not
understand a question that Mr. Bailey asked the
• Mr. Bailey called a Doctor. Then the doctor
checked the stranger. The stranger broke the
thermometer. So the doctor said that they
could throw it away.
• Mr. Bailey gave him new clothes. He was
confused of buttonholes. He joined dinner.
Katy blew the soup and the the stranger blew
and it got cold.
• Katy watched the stranger and the stranger
had bunnies. The bunnies came to the
stranger, they did not go away. Then they
went to work hard and the stranger did not
• Then Katy and the stranger sat and saw the
sun go away. Then there was birds that passed
by and the stranger could not take his eyes
away from them.
• A week passed and the weather did not
change and it was autumn but it still felt like
summer. He was puzzled of the trees when he
climbed the highest mountain because the
trees by Mr. Bailey’s farm were green and the
the others were orange.
• One day he blew on a leaf and the leaf turned
orange. His feeling were growing stronger the
more he thinks about it the more he got mad.
He put the leather clothing on again. The stranger was sad when
he was leaving .The Baileys wanted to say good bye but the
stranger had disappeared. It turned cold and the leaves on the
trees were orange. When the stranger visited the Bailey’s farm
the thing of the trees happened again.