Last week, we said that Junior’s superhero father Cris returned to the Happy Forest and brought many gifts for the children. Junior kept his favorite, though, the model airplane, and passed the others out to his classmates.
上周我们说到Junior的超人爸爸Cris回到Happy Forest，并给孩子们带了一堆礼物[a1] 。Junior留下了自己最喜欢的飞机模型，然后把礼物分给伙伴们。
Junior gave Iris a doll, and to Andrew he gave a toy car. Pandora received a pair of pink gloves, and Victor got a soccer ball. Everyone was very happy.
The next day, Junior brought his model airplane to the park to play, and discovered that Iris, Andrew, Pandora, Victor and Teacher Rolin were all there. He wanted to go greet them, but saw that Iris was playing with the toy car and Pandora was playing with the soccer ball. Victor was wearing the pink gloves, and he and Andrew were playing with the doll.
Junior was very surprised. He ran over to them and asked, “Andrew, why are you playing with the doll? Victor, pink is a color for girls. Why are you wearing the gloves?” Victor replied, “I like pink. Is that wrong? Andrew thought the doll was very pretty, so he traded with Iris.”
Junior went to ask Iris and Pandora. “You’re girls. Why do you like cars and soccer balls? Iris asked him in response, “Who said girls can’t like these things? I really like your model airplane!”
Teacher Rolin saw Junior’s surprise, and laughed.
“There are no rules for what boys should like, or what girls should like, only your prejudice. See, boys can like pretty things, and girls can like sports. There are excellent female pilots, and great male dancers. Junior, don’t be so quick to define something, or you will lose out on many possibilities.”
Junior nodded. He pulled out his cherished model airplane and shared it with his friends.