In this book, there is a story about a girl named Jude who, one day, tells a lie to get herself out of trouble. In this story judge finally can understand that how easily a simple lie gets bigger and bigger.
Parents always try to encourage their children to tell the truth. But sometimes children innocently resort to fabricating stories so that they do not take responsibility for their actions. The story of “The Lie That Grew Up” shows how a simple incident with some imagination can turn into a big story. Children know from the context of the story that there are consequences for their actions they have to bear. In the story “The Lie That Grew Up”, Jude had to wait until the next day to get ice cream. Children realize that it may always be better to tell the truth from the beginning.