The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Part 1, April 24 Summary

Mary Ann Shaffer

Part 1, April 24 Summary

Pribby writes in response to Ashton’s telegram and proudly announces that McKenna did, indeed, slap Adelaide Addison right across the face. “It was lovely.” The children had already said goodbye to their parents and were waiting in the school getting ready to be put on the buses which would take them to the pier. No parents were allowed in the school, as one child’s crying might cause an eruption of tears. Because of that, it was strangers who tied shoelaces, wiped noses, and placed nametags around each child’s neck. These volunteers got the children ready and then played games with them until the buses arrived. McKenna and Pribby were doing a fine job of keeping their charges happy and distracted until Addison arrived...

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