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Wonderful,yet dissapointing at the end
on 11 June 1999
Although I absolutly loved most of the book (especially the part with Hip Price-who knew that they had players even back then!),this book has the most disenchanting end in all of the children's books that I have ever read.Not only does she lose her cherished childhood playmate,but her free spirit.When I read the line "she could now be as big a coward as she liked"( or however it went) I wanted to shake her and say "No,Marigold! Don't let any boy ever change you! Always be true to yourself,and never,ever act cowardly!". P.s. I am not a lunatic p.p.s. In the end it mentioned that she was afraid of frogs.But when she had the episode with the Princess Varvara it mentioned her having a pet toad.Go figure.