Blankets: An Illustrated Novel - Chapter 1: Cubby Hole Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1: Cubby Hole Summary

The story begins with two brothers, Phil and Craig, sleeping in the same bed. The boys are young and not altogether happy about the sleeping arrangements. As Craig states, "Shared' is a sugar-coated way of saying we were trapped in the same bed, as we were children and had no say in the matter" (Chapter 1, p. 10).

Phil begins to talk about how sharks are nibbling at the side of the bed. Craig pretends to sleep and fake snores. Phil says he knows that Craig is faking. Craig says it is a bed, not a boat and that Phil should just go to sleep. Craig steals the blankets. Phil begins to complain about Craig hogging the blankets and about the fact that Craig is also taking up more than his share of the bed. The boys begin to tussle with...

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