By Maria Parr
Not often an afternoon passes with no Trille and Lena inventing a few form of event that regularly results in difficulty. even if it's coaxing a cow onto a ship or sledding down the steepest and iciest hill with a bird, there's continuously a thrill—and occasionally an injury—to be had. Trille likes to percentage every thing with Lena, even Auntie Granny's waffles. but if Lena has to maneuver away and Auntie Granny leaves the realm, it occasionally feels like not anything will ever be correct back. the heat of friendship and the aid of relatives suffuse this frivolously illustrated novel, proving that once occasions are difficult, a bit flavor of sweetness could make the entire distinction.
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