Straight up and down

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A child visiting the shop told me that her best book is The Stones of Green Knowe. It’s an old book because the pages are yellow and bent and it was her mother’s book. It’s about ghosts. It’s a straight up and down book and is about ghosts.

When she told me this, she made straight up and own motions with her hands. The ghosts are good and come forward in time to meet Tolly. It’s about Saxons. She said that it’s an up and down book like stones are. And that you could not forget Roger because for one thing he was a ghost and also he was old and from the olden days in history, one thousand years ago when there were stone castles. That’s how good this book was. It stayed in your mind like a stone or a pot.