What Katy Did Next

What Katy Did Next

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Katy is offered the chance of a lifetime when Mrs Ashe invites her to leave their home town of Burnet in America and travel with her and little Amy to Europe.

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‘Katy speaks with a charm and directness that remains as fresh as when it was written’ Amanda Craig

Europe beckoned more brilliantly now that they were fairly embarked on their journey. The sun shone, the lake was a beautiful, dazzling blue, and Katy said to herself, “After all, a year is not very long, and how happy I am going to be!”‘
When Mrs Ashe discovers that her visiting nephew has scarlet fever, she sends her young daughter Amy to stay with the Carr family. There, Amy develops a strong attachment to Katy, who treats her like a little sister. Mrs Ashe, grateful for the kindness Katy has shown, invites her to join them on a year-long trip around Europe. Katy is at first reluctant – a year is a long time to be away from her family – but soon she gets swept up in the adventure, which takes her from the historic (but rainy) London streets to the beautiful cities of Nice, Paris and Naples. And perhaps Katy, now a young woman, will discover love.

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Weight 0.18 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 16.5 × 1.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition

|Reprint

Dewey

813.4 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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