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One can't get over the habit of being a little girl all at once...

You might think I'd have grown out of getting myself into scrapes now that I'm half past sixteen. But between being vexed by my freckles, taunted by a brazen Jersey cow and kept on my toes by the new twins, Dora and Davy, life at Green Gables is just as eventful as ever.

I do try to be a little more grown-up now that I'm a school teacher. The other day I asked the class, 'If you had three candies in one hand and two in the other, how many would you have altogether?' One of my pupil's piped up, 'A mouthful.' Could you have kept a straight face?!

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  • Paperback

    9780099582656

    August 1, 2013

    Vintage Children's Classics

    448 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780141326139

    September 28, 2009

    Puffin

    400 pages

    RRP $16.99

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    9781448161546

    June 6, 2013

    Vintage Digital

    448 pages

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