Sometimes even when we hear our words "parroted" back to us, we still don't learn!
You've got to watch the way you talk!
Princess Penelope's Parrot
by Helen Lester
Spoiled Princess Penelope cannot get her new parrot to talk, even after threatening it and calling it nasty names. But when Prince Percival comes courting, the parrot gets revenge on the greedy princess in a hilarious and fitting conclusion.