Although Lancelot was very willing to help with the paper mache projects Agile had his doubts. Agile had read * about 2 elderly French ladies who resided at 27 James Street in London in the late 18th century, and were employed to chew paper scraps for use in Paper Mache projects, prior to the process becoming industrialized. **
* Editor's note: Page 8 of Juliet Bawden's "The Art and Craft of Papier Mache", Chronicle Books, 1995.
** For a young Crocodile, Agile is extraordinarily well read.