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Aww! Buckingham Palace returns lost toy to schoolgirl in Australia after she wrote a letter to the Queen

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Five-year-old Savannah Hart lost her toy monkey throughout a college journey

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A younger girl from Adelaide Hills, Australia has been reunited with her toy monkey after she lost it throughout a college journey to Buckingham Palace. Five-year-old Savannah Hart took her toy, named Harriet, round the Queen‘s London residence and even posed for a number of photographs with it in the palace. It was solely the subsequent day, when she was on the college bus, that Savannah’s mum Katie seen the toy was nowhere to be seen.

Katie Hart informed Australian outlet 7NEWS: “The next day we were on a tour bus and I just had the thought and said, ‘Where’s Harriet?'” Devastated, Savannah and her classmates wrote a letter to the Queen, asking if she had seen the monkey. They stuffed the envelope with photographs of Harriet on her numerous college journey adventures; the group had beforehand travelled to Northern Ireland, Scotland and France with Harriet.

Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019

The letter, addressed to ‘Madam’, learn: “We are a small preschool situated in Woodside, South Australia. We have some toy travelling monkeys that kids take with them on holidays and produce again photographs for his or her adventures. This helps our youngsters study extra about the wider world.

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“One of our Monkeys, Harriet, lately visited Buckingham Palace with certainly one of our little ladies, Savannah. Unfortunately, Harriet was left behind in the exercise room on the 13th August 2019. Savannah’s mom did contact palace workers and depart her title and e-mail handle in case she was discovered, however to date we’ve got not heard from Harriet!

“Our Children would dearly like her to Woodside to share her adventures. Could you please look in the activity room to see if she is still there? She was last seen near the dress ups! We appreciate your taking the time to try and find our monkey.” The letter was signed: “Yours Sincerely, The Children of Woodside Preschool.”

Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019

Thankfully, Harriet was discovered by palace workers, who put her on the subsequent flight residence with one other furry buddy, a toy corgi named Rex. A Royal Collection Trust spokesperson informed HELLO!: “We aim to give every visitor to Buckingham Palace a memorable experience and after we had found Harriet the monkey near the Family Pavilion, she spent some time helping out the Visitor Services team before heading home. We hope Harriet enjoyed telling Rex the corgi about her adventures on the journey back to Australia.”

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It actually seems to be like Harriet had a ball with Rex earlier than going again residence. The Visitors Service group shared some heartwarming photographs, displaying the toys bonding in the palace and Harriet tucking into a strawberry scone. Adorable!

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