These little girls had been playing dress up-that accounts
for their oversized petticoats-until they remembered their promise
to water the neighbor's garden. Now, swinging along their watering
cans, slapping their bare feet against the warm pavement (socks
and shoes forgotten but not missed), they're happily on their way.
They make such an appealing sight that even a passing cat has halted
in its tracks to consider joining the parade! From the sweet-scented
hydrangea tumbling over the picket fence, to the sidewalk splashed
with sunlight, Heide's image is wonderfully inviting.