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dd1 wants a book featuring "two sisters, and no brothers"...

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CharlotteBronteSaurus · 12/09/2012 12:01

...narcissist that she is.
any ideas? she is 5.6, and doesn't mind if it's a picture book/early reader, or a longer book for me to read to her.

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Takver · 12/09/2012 16:12

She'd be the perfect age for Little House in the Big Woods (Laura gains another two sisters over the course of the series).

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Themumsnot · 12/09/2012 16:16

I hope you got Naughty Little Sister. They are the best, especially with the Shirley Hughes illustrations.

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nickelcognito · 12/09/2012 16:21

blimey! there's not a lot!

Every bloomin' book with siblings in, they're always boy-girl siblings - even twins!

I have found:
magic molly witch's kitten
penny dreadful (it's a series too)
jessica and jewel

all are in my confident readers' section.
can't find any picturebooks at all.

God, sorry, I've just turned to this tab and seen that I haven't posted!
I've been to a hospital appt in the meantime - I started this post at about half pas t ! Blush

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nickelcognito · 12/09/2012 16:21

(half past one)

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CharlotteBronteSaurus · 12/09/2012 17:40

well spotted nickel - that was dd1's complaint as well, that the default setting is a boy/girl pair.

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CaseyShraeger · 12/09/2012 19:10

Oh, there's that Lotte and Lisa (or some variant spellings of those namez) book that was the inspiration for The Parent Trap. Two sisters in that.

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