Worst Person in the World
by James Stevenson
Picture & Story Designed by Catherine Dees
a messy old house lived a grumpy, unhappy old man. The man hated
birds, flowers, and children. He never wanted to be around other
people and he surely did not want any friends.
One day the man met the ugliest creature in the world. Ugly was
very kind and he really wanted to be friends with the man. He
cleaned up the man's house and offered to help throw a party for all
the neighborhood kids.
The man got mad at Ugly and told him to go away! After Ugly left, the
to think about how mean he was to Ugly and about how fun a
party could be. He left his house and found Ugly and the kids. Critical
Thinking Question Why do you think the man went to find Ugly
and the kids?