Gertrude Chandler Warner · 160 pages
Rating: (103K votes)
“One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them. No one knew where they had come from.”
“How they love the old boxcar!”
“But when tomorrow came, the children had more than bread and milk, as you will soon see.”
“While the mystery element is central to each of Miss Warner’s books, she never thought of them as strictly juvenile mysteries. She liked to stress the Aldens’ independence and resourcefulness and their solid New England devotion to using up and making do. The Aldens go about most of their adventures with as little adult supervision as possible—something else that delights young readers.”
“Watch. He is her dog. She took the thorn out of his foot.”
“Moore’s and stay, until the surprise comes.”
“of the boxcar and was just right for a step.”
“rolled the door shut, and then it really began to rain.”
“top of those. Violet filled her arms with brush”
“نحن بمقاييس العالم الصناعي الاوروبي فلاحون فقراء لكني حين اعانق جدي احس بالغني كانني نغمة من دقات الكون نفسه”
“I don't know what I'd do without you. There's no one else to look after me. And it's not just that. I sometimes think you're the only person who really knows me. I only feel normal when I'm with you.”
“Beautiful machines from 1920s and '30s, when automobiles were both monstrous and sexy at the same time.”
“Un marabutto smise di pregare per interrogarmi.
"Esiste un popolo chiamato mericani?" chiese.
"Dicono che hanno visitato la luna".
“I just never stopped believing that what I wanted could be real.”
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