“Isn’t that a good thing?” her mom asked.
“It would be,” Penelope said, “if I wasn’t so busy. But I have a Math test to study for, a book report to write, a song to learn to play on the recorder for Music class, and I have to practice drawing a mouse for Art class, because my teacher said mine looked like a tiny elephant!” She dropped her head in her hands again. There was just no way she could practice for a spelling bee too!
That night, Penelope tossed and turned in bed. She lay awake trying to figure out how she would find time to study when she had so much going on. By morning, she had come up with an idea.