'Rock-a-by-babeee...'crooned Daedalus' mother as she pushed him out of the oak tree.

The baby dropped towards the ground and disappeared into a pile of leaves.

'Goo gah,' laughed little Daedalus. The leaves had broken his fall. Underneath the leaves were old papyrus scrolls, crumpled up. Underneath the papyrus was a pile of cork from the cork oak.

'Another safe landing,' said his mother, as she climbed down out of the tree. 'Come to mumma, Deedee. 

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