Zach is sorely tempted to touch his dad's beautiful antique camera, despite promising not to - and when he does, he breaks it and lies that it fell off its display table naturally. Plato tries to convince Zach to tell the truth by telling him the stories of "The Frog Prince", where the title character received a punishment for breaking a promise and another had to keep one made, and the legend "George Washington and the Cherry Tree", whose protagonist too broke something he promised to leave in good shape but learned his lesson in a different way. Annie even tells a family tale of "The Indian Cinderella", where an Algonquin warrior only wished for an honest companion. Even the poem "Truth" shows how good it is and how much joy it can give through life. Written by
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Plato, I *learned* my lesson.
Uh... Don't touch the cameras?
Zach, I think you're missing the *big* picture.
"Big picture"? Camera joke, right?
[Plato glares at him
The Truth is a Chest of Treasure
Music and Lyrics by J.A.C. Redford
and Marcus Hummon
Children's Chorus Directed by Bobbi Page See more