There was a time when we couldn't leave the house without Ernie and it was unthinkable not to have him tucked beneath the covers at bedtime. But that was a long time ago and poor Ernie was abandoned along with a myriad of other toys.
He sits in the corner staring reproachfully at me, his loyalty forgotten.
Come Ernie we'll sit together and read a bedtime story, just you and me.
You pick the story.