the happy litte sixpence
He kissed the coin and put it back in his pocket. He said, “I’ll keep you with me always. You’re my lucky charm.”
And so, Dick Whittington began his new life at the Fitzwarren’s shop. He worked hard and learned fast. He was polite and helpful to the customers. He was friendly and cheerful to Alice. He was loyal and faithful to Mr. Fitzwarren. And he was kind and gentle to Tommy. He was happy and content.
But he did not know that his life was about to change even more. He did not know that his happy little sixpence was more than just a lucky charm. He did not know that it was a magic coin. He did not know that it had a secret power. He did not know that it would make him rich and famous. He did not know that it would make him the Lord Mayor of London. So a fireman said