We wrote to parents and enclosed a form for them to sign, agreeing to the trip. Nearly all the children returned the forms without question, except for one. Aysha handed her teacher a note from her mother. "Aysha can see the Queen's House, but as she gets easily upset, she isn't allowed to visit the green witch."
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