A Perfectly Lovely Time Laura Frank Fernance Miss Melhuish
A dress all-over lace and ribbons" Jasper muttered. "Two years younger and were supposed to entertain her"Muttered Jasper
Laura meets the twins
'Oooh, look, there's a mushroom over there!' said Laura. 'A pretty red and white spotty mushroom!''Oooh, look so there it is! For fairies to sit on,' Jasper mimicked.
I was going to say what I'd really like to see is that dead cat. 'In case its been sacrificed' said Laura'. Once I found this poor little dead goat ...I'd better not say what marks I found on that. You might get upset.
The Dead Cat
'People eat it in sandwiches and salads. Everyone knows what watercress looks like ...' 'Oh but your wrong, Jasper! There's hemlock that looks exactly like watercress. Hemlock poisoning is frightful! I knew a little who died he ate it by mistake by thinking it was watercress sandwiches.
Jasper and Roderick eyed the watercress sandwiches nervously, wondering if there was a variety of hemlock so similar in appearance that no one could tell the difference. Roderick stepped away from the table. 'I know what! Perhaps they'd rather show me their tree-house instead!'