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The Bed And Breakfast Star Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from The Bed And Breakfast Star
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“I’m Elsa, and that’s one of my jokes (I tell LOTS of jokes and I’m going to be a big star one day). I do my best to cheer my family up - but no one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel .”
Jacqueline Wilson
author
The Bed And Breakfast Star
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Elsa
character
reality
dreaming
fantasy
laughing
real life
telling jokes
being a star
cheer my family up
concepts
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The Bed and Breakfast Star is a great book about a small girl, Elsa who lives with her mum, stepfather and her two step-siblings. She lives a normal life until one day they get homeless and are forced to live in a Bed and breakfast hotel. This hotel is disgusting and very small. Will Elsa and her family have better times or suffer to live their life?
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“Do you know what everyone calls me now? Bed and Breakfast. That’s what all the kids yell after me in the playground. Even the teachers do it.
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“I bet you don’t know anyone else called Elsa. There was just this lion called Elsa, years ago. There was a book written about her, and they made a film. They sometimes show it on the television so maybe you’ve seen it. My mum called me after Elsa the lion. I was a very tiny baby, smaller than all the others in the hospital, but I was born with lots of hair. ”
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She has a sunny disposition and loves to tell jokes, especially when she is trying to cheer up the people around her. As a child, Elsa lived happily with her mum until her mum fell in love with “Mack the Smack”, a Scottish man whom Elsa dislikes because he is extremely short-tempered and, as the nickname suggests, frequently uses smacking as a punishment. Elsa’s mum married Mack and together they had Pippa, Elsa’s nearly five-year-old sister, and Hank, her infant brother.
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“I bet you don’t know anyone else called Elsa. There was just this lion called Elsa, years ago. There was a book written about her, and they made a film. They sometimes show it on the television so maybe you’ve seen it. My mum called me after Elsa the lion. I was a very tiny baby, smaller than all the others in the hospital, but I was born with lots of hair. ”
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Mack has several jobs that only last a certain period of time, which means that the uncertainty surrounding money is always evident to the children. After several house moves, including in with Mack’s mother in Scotland, the family is finally evicted and forced to move in a bed and breakfast hotel ironically named “The Royal Hotel”, which used to be a grand place but has become dirty and poorly maintained by ambivalent staff. Elsa nicknames the hotel “The Oyal Htl” due to the missing lettering on the hotel front.
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One day a great fire breaks out in the hotel (which Elsa discovers) and Elsa saves the guests by waking them up because of her extremely loud voice. Elsa becomes a star and is interviewed by many reporters. Because of the damage caused by the fire, Elsa and her family temporarily move into “The Star Hotel”, a very well-managed place. The book ends with Elsa telling jokes to the readers.
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“But I’ve heard them. ‘Oh yes, that Elsa. She’s one of the bed-and-breakfast children.’ Honestly, it sounds like I’ve got a duvet for a dress, cornflake curls, two fried-eggs eyes and a streaky-bacon smile.”
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“I don’t look a bit like that. Well, I hope I don’t! I’m Elsa. Do you like my name? O hope you do like it or Elsa”ll get upset. Do you get the joke? I made it up myself. I’m always cracking jokes. People don’t often laugh though.”

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