Mrs. Jones Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Mrs. Jones
″‘Yes, dear. Now, I think you could do with some more hair clips, don’t you?’ ‘No.’ ‘Well, let’s say half a dozen, to be on the safe side, ‘said her mother. Coraline didn’t say anything.”
“Then she hugged her mother so tightly that her arms began to ache. Her mother hugged Coraline back.”
“A woman stood in the kitchen with her back to Coraline. She looked a little like Coraline’s mother. Only...”
But when the Lama says they have been drawn to him by destiny, and insists that Theodore, Mrs Jones, and her young Chinese courier Lung hold the clue to the birth of the long-awaited Tulku, or reincarnated spiritual master, there seems to be no escape.
But before he reaches the smoldering wreckage he runs into the formidable Mrs. Jones, a botanist and adventurer who’s traveling across China on horseback with her young companion, Lung.
A botanist, Mrs Jones is a feisty, aging, good-hearted woman who has an amazing (and eye-opening) vocabulary and who adopts Theodore into her band of travelers.
“Ivy, Holly, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones all have one Christmas wish. Ivy, an orphan, wishes for a real home and sets out in search of the grandmother she’s sure she can find.”
“In the little market town of Aylesbury, Mrs. Jones, the policeman’s wife, was wishing too, as she trimmed her tiny tree and decorated her house...”
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