The Tailypo Author:Joanna Galdone There was something climbing up the side of the old man's cabin. He listened as it went scratch, scratch, scratch. The creature was searching for a way into the cabin.
"Who's that?" the old man called. "And what do you want?"
Then he heard a low eerie voice say: "Tailypo, tailypo, I'm coming to get my tailypo."