Primrose Squarp simply
knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, despite what the other residents of Coal Harbour believe. For all practical purposes, Primrose is an orphan, and there's no great clamoring of prospective adopters. After realizing the impracticality of continuing to pay Miss Perfidy (a mothball-scented elderly lady) an hourly wage to baby-sit her, the town council places her with Uncle Jack, who reluctantly takes her in. Primrose does warm up to him, but her true sanctuary is a local restaurant called The Girl on the Red Swing, where everything, including lasagna, is served on a waffle, and where the proprietor, Miss Bowzer, offers a willing ear.
Through a mixture of eccentric humor and probing philosophy, author Polly Horvath makes Primrose's search for peace and understanding a most memorable one. Everything on a Waffle was a 2002 Newbery Medal Honor Book.
"A laugh-out-loud pleasure from beginning to triumphant end." (Publishers Weekly)
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yes definitely....there is nothing more better than closing your eyes and imagining the purely heart touching story 😊
one of my favourites was when the little girl denies to believe her parents are dead
Her beautiful expression was the one thing you would of defiantly miss....
yes...I would get very annoyed if someone disturbed me....it's great to listen to it in all one sitting