"By traveling west on the way here, we gained the best part of a day. Does that mean that by the time noon gets to England, it will be secondhand really, covered in our footmarks and fingerprints?"I like the way this quirky English girl thinks. What a concept, to think of a day that's already covered with footmarks and fingerprints!
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Teaser ~ from Antarctica
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean (2005). Now I've read to page 67, where I found a teaser I want to share. The characters are arriving in Antarctica, where these Adelie penguins live. Symone, the 14-year-old narrator, thinks: