Two storks had built a nest with branches and straw on it.
Mother stork perched on the edge of the nest.
She kept watch over her children.
She also looked around at the wide world.
When you are so high, you can see far over the green pastures.
Piet Prins (pen name for Pieter Jongeling 1909-1985) was one of the most popular Dutch authors of children books. For many years he was the editor of a Reformed Christian daily newspaper, in which he wrote most of his children’s books as serials under the name Piet Prins.