Betsy and the Boys (Betsy (Paperback))

By Carolyn Haywood

Carolyn Haywood's tales approximately her irrepressible personality Betsy have by no means been out of print, and now, due to dynamic new covers, the Betsy books will locate their manner onto the bookshelves of contemporary younger readers--and into the hearts of a complete new new release. it is a new yr, and Betsy has a brand new want: she's going to play soccer at the boys' crew. after all, the lads refuse to play soccer with a lady. that's, till Betsy and Mr. Kilpatrick prepare dinner up a mystery plan to win Betsy a place at the crew. . . .

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Billy positioned the tin at the desk. "For goodness' sake! " acknowledged Mr. Porter. "What are these issues? " "Cream puffs! " exclaimed Billy with satisfaction. "Cream puffs! " cried his daddy. "Who are they for, pray inform? An elephant? " "They're for us," acknowledged Billy. "Why did not you're making giant ones? " requested his daddy. "And incidentally, who, i want to grasp, gave you permission to make cream puffs? " "Why, you probably did, Daddy," acknowledged Billy. "I did! " exclaimed Daddy. "When did I ever provide you with permission to make cream puffs? " "I referred to as upstairs to you, Daddy," answered Billy. Mr. Porter became to Betsy. "What approximately this, Betsy? " he requested. "What's your tale? " "That's correct, Mr. Porter," stated Betsy. "I heard you. You acknowledged, 'Sure, yes. '" Mr. Porter scratched his nostril. "Well, that seems like me," he acknowledged. Then he became to Billy. "What did you're making them of? " Billy acknowledged, "Oh, butter and... " "Butter! " cried Mr. Porter. "You used the butter? " "But you stated we could," spoke back Billy. "When did I ever say you'll use the butter? " demanded Mr. Porter. "I known as to you, Daddy," stated Billy. "Yes, Mr. Porter," acknowledged Betsy, "and you said... " "Never brain, by no means brain, Betsy," interrupted Mr. Porter. "Don't inform me, i will bet. " simply then Billy seemed out of the window and observed his mom delivering the force. "Excuse me, Daddy," he stated. "I gotta pass upstairs. " yet his daddy observed his mom coming, too. "No, you do not! " he acknowledged, catching carry of Billy. "But I gotta move upstairs, Daddy," pleaded Billy. "No, sir," stated Daddy. "You're going to stick the following and face the track. " "Hello! " referred to as Mrs. Porter from front corridor. "What's occurring? " "We're all the following, Mother," referred to as Mr. Porter. "We've been making cream puffs. " while Mrs. Porter observed the cream puffs, she could not support guffawing. "They're a bit small, should not they? " she acknowledged. "Well, it used to be the easiest they can do during this measurement oven. we are going to need to get a much bigger oven if those childrens are going to do greatly cooking," stated Mr. Porter with a twinkle in his eye. "They appear to have massive principles. " "What is everywhere in the flooring? " requested Mrs. Porter. "Pancakes," acknowledged Billy. "The deal with broke off of the pitcher. " "And what's far and wide Betsy? " requested Mrs. Porter. "That's pancakes, too," stated Billy. "I slipped," acknowledged Betsy. "Well, you young ones get the mop and the ground textile and freshen up the ground. i'm going to take off my hat and make the filling for those great cream puffs. " "What do you suggest, 'filling'? " acknowledged Billy. "Aren't they cream puffs? " "They may be once they are jam-packed with custard," responded Mrs. Porter. Billy leaned opposed to the desk and checked out the result of their baking. "What? " he stated. "I notion they have been yes 'nough cream puffs now. " Then he ran to the foot of the steps. "Oh, Mother," he known as, "am I going to consume all of it myself? " "You are not," answered his mom. And Betsy heard Mr. Porter say to himself, "Good factor he did not inquire from me. i'd have stated, 'Sure, convinced. '" 2. Names Are humorous occasionally After the pancake and cream puff adventure, Billy started calling Betsy "Pancake" and Betsy known as Billy "Cream Puff.

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