The baby sparrow opened his beak. 'Cheep, cheep, cheep.'
'Are you hungry?' Duncan said.
'Cheep, cheep, cheep,' went the sparrow.
With his hat in one hand and the bird in the other,
Duncan raced indoors.
Mum, Dad, Grandma and Sam crowded around.
'So that's it,' said Mum. 'That's what you've been hiding under your hat.'
'Well I never,' said Grandma.
Sam said, 'Wait until I tell everyone at school that my little brother is a mummy bird.'
Dad said, 'Can we help with the feeding?'
Duncan nodded. 'Yes please.'