Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store

Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store

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Excerpt: ... her kitchen work. I'm glad to have them, said Mrs. Brown. It does children good to learn to be kind and thoughtful toward others. And, from what I hear, Mrs. Golden needs help. Her son works, but does not earn much, and she can't make a very good living from so small a store. We must buy what we can from her. Trust the children for that laughed Mary. They'd run there all the while if we'd let them. Bunny was telling me Mrs. 124 Golden had something the matter with one of her legs. Oh, no. He said she expected a legacy, explained Mrs. Brown. That means she hopes to get a little property or some money from a relative who has died. Oh, I thought it was her legs, poor old lady said Mary. Rheumatism, or something like that. Mrs. Golden isn't very well able to get around, admitted Mrs. Brown. But that has nothing to do with a legacy. Bunny and Sue drove up to the door of the little corner store. My, but you're coming in style exclaimed Mrs. Golden, when she saw them. Are you going to buy me out? No, we just want some sugar, said Bunny. We're going to get five pounds, 'cause we can carry it in the pony cart. Yes, if it wasn't for the cart I'd be a bit afraid to give you so much as five pounds, said Mrs. Golden, as she went slowly behind the counter to weigh out the sweet stuff. You might drop it. But it'll be safe in the pony 125 cart. You'll be like a regular grocery delivery. Do you deliver things? asked Sue. No, dearie. I can't afford to have a delivery wagon and a horse, to say nothing of one of those automobiles. And it wouldn't pay me to hire a boy, even when Philip is away. Sometimes he takes heavy things that are ordered, but mostly folks carry away what they buy. Let's see, now, how many pounds did you say, Bunny? Five, Mrs. Golden. And please may I scoop it out of the barrel? Well, yes, maybe; if you don't spill it. I won't spill any promised Bunny eagerly. And may I put it on the scales? You see...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236713451
  • 9781236713452