Sven Nordqvist: Findus Plants Meatballs
It was a beautiful spring morning. The birds were singing, the grass was growing. Insects were busy everywhere, flying and crawling and filling the air with the gentle buzzing, rustling song of life returning after winter.
Farmer Pettson stood in the vegetable patch and inspected the ground.
'It's time,' he said. 'Today we can sow vegetables and plant potatoes.'
Findus the cat was running around chasing beetles.
'What do you mean plant?' he said.
'Plant in the soil. If we put carrot seeds there, carrots will grow. And each potato we plant will make five or ten new potatoes.'
'This gave Findus an idea about his meatballs...'