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The Friend by Sarah Stewart
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Nov 12, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: friendship, picture-books, stories-in-rhyme

A lovely, enchanting story of Belle and her best friend Bea. Although Belle is a child, and Bea is the family's housekeeper, they share a special bond. With a mother too busy, and a father often away, Belle and Bea are a team which lovingly and carefully completes their chores so they can journey down to the sea each day hand-in-hand. When near disaster strikes, Bea is comforted by the caring of Belle.

A loving portrayal of a connection between two people which is stronger than the traditional familial ties...one that lives far beyond the childhood years.

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