ゆっくりくんとはやいくん Slow and Fast
Story: Earle sensei Illustration: Jacqueline de Almeida Machado
P1: Suta suta (onomatopoeia for walking quickly) Tick tock tick tock
Noro noro (onomatopoeia for walking slowly.)
P3: I can hear some sounds. (I wonder what those sounds are.)
P3: Oh, It is Slow and Fast.
P5: Slow is the short hand of the clock. He walks slowly, one step per hour.
P6: Fast is the long hand of the clock. He walks fast, twelve steps per hour.
P7: Tick tock Tick tock
P8: Slow points at 7, and Fast points at 12. What time is it?
P9: It is seven o’clock. It is time for breakfast.
P10: Slow points at 12, and Fast points at 12. What time is it?
P11: It is 12 o’clock. It is time for lunch.
P12: Slow points at 6, and Fast points at 12. What time is it?
P13: It is 6 o’clock. It is time for dinner.
P14: Slow points at 3, and Fast points at 12. What time is it?
P15-16: 3 o’clock is time for fun snacks. (3 o’clock! / delicious/ The next is Dorayaki!)
P17-18: That is why, we, love, 3 o’clock!