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41 Illustrated Children's Stories from Enid Blyton

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RAIN IN TOYTOWN
It was quite true. The doll had spent her sixpences well. She swam off with the duck, and took him to a tiny house on the riverside. It had curtains at the windows, and a tiny landing-stage.
" There you are! " she said. " That's our house! And all the folk who live nearby have promised that they will call you whenever they want to be taken from one side of the river to the other, duck—and if they want any shopping done, we can go and get their shopping lists, and you can float with me down the river, till we come to the town. Then I shall jump off and do the shopping, and you can wait for me. I'll come back and put the parcels on your back, and off we'll go up the river once more. Isn't that lovely! "
So that's what they do now. And in the evening, when the work is done, the doll carries the duck into her little house, and they sit on chairs opposite one another and drink hot cocoa together.
Ah, they have a fine life together! But they did work hard for it, didn't they?
Took him to a tiny house on the riverside.
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