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She had dialed the operator, and a voice was already speaking to her at the
other end. Mary Rose said, "I want to call Fort Wayne collect." She gave the
operator her home number and her mother's name. "I want to talk to Mommy.
Give me the ...
Turning toward where she thought the voice was coming from, she replied, "I'm
Mary Rose. And this is my little sister Jo-Beth." "Don't talk to it," Jo-Beth begged. "
Off with their heads," the same harsh voice ordered. "Off with their heads.
"Oh, go to sleep," Miss Fin ton said in a cross voice. The sound of her voice
brought the girls from the kitchen quickly. When Miss Finton turned around —
ever so slowly, so that her head wouldn't fall off — Mary Rose and Jo-Beth were
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Rather implausible, but still fun and satisfying. Better for ages 8-10, or younger if you're reading it to them. Too bad the girls don't actually wind up spending that much time among all the books ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ComposingComposer - LibraryThing
The dialogue is somewhat stilted, and the girls aren't very interesting (except for their names, why would an author call two characters Mary Rose and Jo-Beth.) though the story was interesting. "Kids don't faint, only grown-ups faint." Tell that to my eight-year-old fainting self. Read full review
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Off With Their Heads
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