This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Paul - This character is a young child haunted by his family's lack of money.
Mother - This character is a beautiful woman who married for love and quickly found both her husband and her new life a huge disappointment.
Uncle Oscar - This character guesses the winners at a horse race and wins thousands of pounds.
Basset - This character is the young gardener who bets and wins on the horses.
Father - This character has experienced nothing but bad luck since he got married.
Joan - This sister objects...
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