About the author

Laurel Decher

<p>LAUREL DECHER writes stories about all things whimsical, vegetable, or musical. Beloved pets of the past, including “Stretchy the Leech,” may or may not appear in this story. She’s famous for getting lost, but carries maps because people always ask her for directions. Find her on Twitter and on her blog,&nbsp;This Is An Overseas Post, where she writes about life with her family in Germany.<br></p>