Once upon a time a boy named Fred was outside drawing. Suddenly he saw an alien, and an alien was moaning, “I am sick”. Suddenly an alien threw up. Fred wiped him up and said, “My name is Fred.” “My name is a Sicky Alien,” answered an alien, “because I get sick so often”. Suddenly an alien’s hair turned purple and he got rainbow stripes all over his body. “I need my mama and papa!” cried an alien. “They will take me to the doctor. But accidentally I ended up on Earth.” “That’s OK,” said Fred. He took some magic plants, mixed them with water, said some magic words and put them (I suppose plants, not words) in the bottle. Fred said, “Whenever you take a drink of this medicine, you will feel better.” They went to Fred’s home and an alien had water and wine for supper, and then Fred sent an alien home. “Where have you been for so long?” asked an alien’s mother. “We need to take you to the doctor”. But an alien said, “A kind boy from Earth already gave me special medicine. Now I am not going to be sick so often.” And his parents gave him a new name – Not-so-often-sick-alien-hero.
The story mostly just poured from Anna, I actually needed to stop her a couple of times to be able to write it all down. Then I reread it to her and she corrected a few places. I like that it has a beginning, a middle and an end even though I had to prompt her to wrap up a story by telling her that I am running out of space on the page.