Afternoon of the Elves Quotes

Janet Taylor Lisle
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"Hillary looked at [Sara-Kate] suspiciously then. It wasn't that she didn't believe so much as that she couldn't right away put Sara-Kate on the side of magic. There never had been one pretty thing about her. Nothing soft or mysterious." (Chapter 1, page 2)

"'Nobody sees them [the elves],' Hillary said. 'Not even Sara-Kate. They go away when they hear people coming. Elves are very private persons. Sara-Kate said they used to be seen in the old days, but not now because there are too many people around and they're frightened. Elves haven't been seen for a hundred years.'" (Chapter 2, page 12)

"Sara-Kate was too strange. Her house was too shabby. Hillary should have stayed home, safe in her kitchen. She should have read a book or baked a cake with her mother. There were ten other things she might have done, but, by the thinnest thread of enchantment, the...

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