The Magical Talking Tree

In a small village, there was a magical talking tree that granted wishes to those who could solve its riddles. Many villagers tried their luck, but none were successful. One day, a young girl named Lily decided to give it a try. She approached the tree and asked for a chance to solve its riddle. The tree nodded and spoke in a deep, booming voice, "I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have nobody, but I come alive with the wind. What am I?" Lily thought for a moment and then exclaimed, "An echo!" The tree shimmered with delight and granted Lily three wishes.

Overjoyed, Lily wished for a basket that would always be full of fresh fruits, a cloak that would make her invisible whenever she wore it, and a pair of shoes that would take her anywhere she wanted to go. With her wishes granted, Lily became the talk of the village. She shared her fruits with the hungry, helped those in need with her cloak of invisibility, and traveled far and wide with her magical shoes.

The villagers were amazed by Lily's kindness and generosity. They praised the magical talking tree for choosing such a worthy recipient. From that day on, the tree's fame spread far and wide, and people from distant lands came to test their wits against its riddles. But none could surpass Lily, the girl who had outsmarted the magical talking tree and used her wishes for the greater good. And so, the tree continued to stand tall, its branches whispering secrets to those who dared to listen.