- By Carolyn Wells

Marjorie's Busy Days

  • Title: Marjorie's Busy Days
  • Author: Carolyn Wells
  • ISBN: 2940012253088
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Nook
  • Marjorie s Busy Days Part of the Marjorie series by Wells Hark said Kingdon who was again the shipwrecked mariner I hear a distant sound as of fierce wild beasts growling and roaring My child my child shrieked Kitty sn

    Part of the Marjorie series by Wells Hark said Kingdon, who was again the shipwrecked mariner I hear a distant sound as of fierce wild beasts growling and roaring My child, my child shrieked Kitty, snatching up Arabella She will be torn by dreadful lions and tigers We must protect ourselves, declared Marjorie Captain, can t you build a barricade They alwPart of the Marjorie series by Wells Hark said Kingdon, who was again the shipwrecked mariner I hear a distant sound as of fierce wild beasts growling and roaring My child, my child shrieked Kitty, snatching up Arabella She will be torn by dreadful lions and tigers We must protect ourselves, declared Marjorie Captain, can t you build a barricade They always do that in books Ay, ay, ma am But also we must hoist a flag, a signal of distress For should a ship come by, they might stop and rescue us But we have no flag What can we use for one Give me your daughter s petticoat, said the Captain to Kitty Not so said Kitty, who was fond of dramatic phrases Arabella s petticoat is spandy clean, and I won t have it used to make a flag I ll give you a flag, said Marjorie Take my hair ribbon She began to pull off her red ribbon, but Kingdon stopped her.

    1 thought on “Marjorie's Busy Days

    1. This children's book first published in 1908 is about a mischievous 12-year-old girl Majorie (also called "Midget" or "Mops") and her daily escapades with her friends and siblings. Marjorie can't help but get up to hi-jinks but she always listens to her parents' scoldings and promises not to do it again. Then she goes and does something else To tell you what she gets up to would spoil the plot but it's very charming and funny. I really liked Marjorie. She's a real little girl who isn't perfect b [...]

    2. Grabbed it at an antique store for 5 bucks. Cute story with really enjoyable little characters. Not as plastic and annoying as, say, the Bobbsey Twins. I'd actually like to find some more of the Marjorie series!

    3. My mom read this to me when I was little!!My first visit to this seires in out of order fashion ;)Free one Kindle and I think it might be being reprinted!Fabulous series (what I have read, I am still reading some of them and have some waiting for for next time our power / internet goes out) for kids and adults alike.

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