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  • Joe and Bella Stories Number eight Shopping trip.

  • Hobson Family had Bean meaning to buy some new furniture for ages, but somehow they never got round to it.

  • There were always so many other things to do.

  • Then one day there was a big shout from Joe's Room.

  • The rest of the family ran to see what was the matter.

  • Joe's desk had collapsed.

  • There were bits of wood in pens and papers all over the floor, and in the middle was Joe.

  • I was just doing my homework, he said.

  • And then bang, the desk broke.

  • Everything fell over.

  • I was so surprised that I fell over to Bella giggled.

  • You do look funny that decides it, said Mom, We need to buy some new furniture before anything else breaks.

  • Bella needs a new bed, and Joe definitely needs a desk so that he can do his homework.

  • So that weekend, the family got up early and set off for the big furniture store outside town.

  • It was huge.

  • The family had a trolley, which they wheeled around the displays.

  • There was so much furniture, some of it was arranged, like in a really house.

  • I want this, yelled Bella running over to a big sofa.

  • She climbed onto it and started jumping up and down.

  • Look, it's bouncy like a trampoline.

  • Bella, Get down, said Dad.

  • You'll break something.

  • Bella ran to a chair that spun on its stand.

  • This is fun!

  • She yelled, spinning in circles.

  • Careful, Bella cried.

  • Mom, look, I'm playing houses, said Bella, crawling under a table.

  • Bella loved playing houses.

  • That's enough.

  • Mom took tight hold of Bela's hand.

  • Bella didn't like it, but she had to stay close.

  • The family chose a new bed for Bella.

  • They chose a bedside table and covered, too.

  • Then they went to look at desks for Joe.

  • Bello was bored now and tired.

  • She didn't say much while the rest of the family discussed which desk to get Joe had found when he liked.

  • But Mom and Dad couldn't agree.

  • It's too big, said Mom.

  • There's not enough space in his room, is too small.

  • So Dad, there's not enough space for his homework.

  • I think it's just right, said Joe.

  • Let's get a cup of tea while we try and decide, said Mom, there's a cafe in the store.

  • Dad thought this was a good idea.

  • He needed to sit down, he said.

  • And Joe really wanted a milkshake.

  • What do you think?

  • Bella asked Mom.

  • Then she looked round.

  • Where is she?

  • I bet she's jumping on the sofa, But there was no sign of Bella on the sofa.

  • Then Joe wandered if she could be spinning on the chair.

  • Sure enough, the chair was spinning round, but when he looked more closely, he saw it was a different child, not Bella.

  • Mom and Dad were really worried.

  • Now where can she have gone?

  • Asked Mom.

  • I told her to stay right next to us.

  • She's never done anything like this before, said Dad.

  • Joe felt worried, too.

  • What could have happened to Bella?

  • Suddenly, Joe spotted something.

  • I think she did stay right next to us, he pointed at the floor on.

  • They all saw Bella's foot.

  • It was poking out from underneath the desk.

  • Joe wanted.

  • They crouched down and peered underneath, curled up like a cat.

  • Was Bella fast asleep when Joe nudged her, She woke up and came crawling out.

  • What were you doing?

  • Joe asked.

  • Bella yawned.

  • Uh, I was seeing if your new desk was big enough to play houses, said Bella.

  • And it is Mom and Dad told Bella she must never do anything like that again.

  • There was, Bella pointed out.

  • She hadn't meant to fall asleep.

  • Mom and Dad weren't too annoyed after all.

  • It had Bean an accident.

  • They bought the desk, and then they let Joe and Bella choose milkshakes in the cafe.

  • Joe had banana flavor, and Belloch chose strawberry yum, yum Oh!

Joe and Bella Stories Number eight Shopping trip.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/20
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