Bink and Gollie #3: Best Friends Forever

Bink and Gollie #3: Best Friends Forever

In the first part of the third installment, Gollie discovers a photograph of an ancestor that suggests she is descended from royalty. She urges Bink to treat her as royalty, but Bink just wants her friend back. Gollie soon discovers that being royalty can be pretty lonely and decides to be herself again so that she can spend time with Bink. In the second part, Bink sees an advertisement for the Stretch-o-Matic, a machine designed to make one taller. Bink orders the machine and tries it out, but Gollie insists that she sees no change to Bink’s height. After thoroughly ruining the machine, Bink decides to stick with being short and turns the machine into a piece of modern art to hang in her home...

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Bink and Gollie #2: Two for One

Bink and Gollie #2: Two for One

As in the second book of this little series, Bink and Gollie are back as two inseparable, quirky friends. Signs are all over around town about the upcoming State Fair and the pair decide to go for some fun. First they visit the Whack-a-Duck booth and Bink tries to whack a duck with a baseball to win the world’s largest doughnut, but all she manages to whack is the poor booth manager. Then Gollie decides to participate in the amateur talent show. But when she gets up on stage she freezes and can’t even perform her talent. So they go to the livestock barn and she recites a poem for the animals and Bink. Finally, the visit Madame Prunely to find out their destinies. Madame Prunely sees into their past which is rife with loss—loss of a doughnut, a duck, and applause...

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Bink and Gollie

Bink and Gollie

Bink and Gollie are two inseparable, roller-skating, adventure-taking friends; but they are also both very different. In this charming beginner’s chapter book, DiCamillo and McGhee tell three stories of Bink and Gollie and how they compromise so that they are both happy. Flamboyant socks, far-away adventures in the Andes, and a new fishy friend are the center of the three separate chapters. And in the end Bink and Gollie, despite their differences, realize that their friendship is really something special for the both of them...

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