Archer wrote this story on January 11, but it apparently has been hanging on the wall in his classroom (evidence: scotch tape remnants), and he only just brought it home. Yet another piece of the puzzle that is the way our number-obsessed, sequence-obsessed boy sees the world.
Author: Archer Date: 1-11-08
Title: How to make 8 snowmen
6 snowy days in a row I built eight snowmen.
First roll 8 big snowballs.
Then roll 16 more.
Lastly, Make sixteen raisins for the eyes and eight carrots for the nose. Then make 8 bananas for the smile.
I'll built 8 more next year.