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Old Charlie

3.57  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Two young brothers save an old horse from being sent to the factory to be made into cat food.
Paperback, 94 pages
Published 1963 by Scholastic (first published 1957)
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Laura Verret
Feb 12, 2015 Laura Verret rated it it was ok
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Bruce and Pinky Todd are bored most of the time. Their mother is dead and their father works all the time, and Bruce and Pinky have to keep themselves occupied. Which means they often end up squirting each other with the garden hose and getting fussed at by Mrs. Diggle, who lives next door and likes to snoop on them.

One day, on one of his off days, Mr. Todd offers to take the boys for a ride in the country. While out, the boys ask to stop at the camp where Bruce spent a few summers so that they
Rena Sherwood
I first read this book over 30 years ago and can still remember it vividly! Great story -- no matter what your age.
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