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The Veldt

The Veldt


by Ray Bradbury

Peter and Wendy Hadley Timeline and Summary

  • Peter and Wendy have been spending a lot of time in "Africa" after their parents told them they couldn't go to New York alone.
  • Peter and Wendy come home after a carnival.
  • The two lie to their parents about the nursery.
  • Then they break in to the locked nursery.
  • Peter threatens his dad when George threatens to turn off the house.
  • Then the twins flip out when dad and David McClean turn off the nursery.
  • Peter and Wendy trick mom and dad into coming into the nursery and lock them in with the lions.
  • Then they have themselves a nice little picnic. And live happily ever after?