Milly-Molly-Mandy meets What Katy Did

Today I’ll share a couple of short passages from books I’ve been reading recently with my children. Both made me laugh, though I guess the context also helps.

The first is from Susan M. Coolidge’s What Katy Did:

“Imogen was a bright girl naturally, but she had so read so many novels that her brain was completely turned.”

I love that.

And the second is from one of Joyce Lancaster Brisley’s Milly-Molly-Mandy books. In this passage Milly-Molly-Mandy and her friends are trying to think of ways to celebrate her grandparents’ golden wedding anniversary:

“Let’s write a poem,” said little-friend-Susan.

So they thought awhile. And then Milly-Molly-Mandy said:

“Dear Grandpa and Grandma, we want to say

We wish you a happy Golden Wedding Day!”

“Bit long,” said Billy Blunt.

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