“Why can’t I go to summer camp, too? It’s not fair Willow gets to go have fun and I don’t.”
“The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home. First with brooms, then with dusters; then on…”
“It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine…”
“Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.”
“Gordon Edgley’s sudden death came as a shock to everyone – not least himself. One moment he was in his study, seven words into the…”
“Josie! Time to wake up! Good morning, sweetie. Did you finish your English essay?” “Uh… I started it.” “Well, I’ll help you with it…”
“When the doorbell rings at three in the morning, it’s never good news. Alex Rider was woken by the first chime. His eyes flickered open…”
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