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Panel 1: (Helen and Desmond are sitting on a sofa. Helen is knitting; Desmond is signing first-day. They are smiling and looking at Cedric, who is standing nearby. He is looking at them and smiling, pointing at himself)
Desmond: “HOW WAS YOUR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL?”
Cedric: “GREAT! MY TEACHER ALREADY ADORES ME.”

Panel 2: (Helen and Desmond are sitting on a sofa, with concerned looks. Helen is signing really; Desmond is signing why. Cedric is smiling smugly, signing flattery)
Helen: “REALLY?”
Desmond: “WHY?”
Cedric: “OH, I JUST KNOW HOW TO TALK TO HER.”

Panel 3: EARLIER…
(Cedric is smiling with his eyes closed, speaking and signing wonderful. A female teacher is standing next to him and copying Cedric’s signing, smiling)
Cedric: “THIS IS THE SIGN FOR ‘WONDERFUL’ …JUST LIKE YOU!