There’s a story I used to read my kids when they were little(r): Mr. Zinger’s Hat.
It’s about a young boy (Leo) and an old man (Mr. Zinger). The boy’s mother has warned him not to bother the old man.
He’s a writer, she explained. He’s busy coming up with his stories.
Leo is playing with his ball in the schoolyard. An errant bounce sends it hurtling towards Mr. Zinger…