Once upon a time there lived a jolly set of traffic lights . He stood at the crossroads and flashed his three colours : green, amber and red . But one day, all three lights went out .
This caused complete chaos ! Cars couldn't get through, because they all tried to go at once . Luckily, there was a little girl amongst the crowd of people waiting to cross . She knew that the set of traffic lights was friends with Number Three, and called him straight away :
‘Hello! Your friend is ill; he needs your help at once ! '
Number Three arrived straight away, bringing with him three tasty triangular biscuits. He gave his friend the biscuits, and the traffic lights started working again.
It turned out the set of traffic lights had been very hungry, and that's why he'd stopped working.
From then on, Number Three visited the traffic lights every day . When the traffic lights flashed red, and the cars stopped , Number Three would feed him three triangular biscuits.
The traffic lights ate the biscuits and tried to guess what they were made of : ‘Raisins, nuts and rice.'
‘No, I gave you those biscuits yesterday , ' Number Three laughed.
Number Three always ...