Daffydowndilly was under the care of Mr. Toil, who was harsh and unyielding. When the young boy left school to gain relief from the harsh treatment, he met a traveler who helped the lad follow his new path after running away. The bad news: every new person the two travelers met was related to Mr. Toil. In the end, Daffydowndilly made what had become an easy choice.
A clever and memorable short story for all ages from classic writer Nathaniel Hawthorne and narrated by Glenn Hascall.