"Here's my darling Ladybug,
so beautiful, so kind.
My greatest comfort since my trip began!
She has four hundred
and she's left them all behind....
But they're coming on the next Peach
if they can!"
(The cops cried "She's
All the firemen started dancing,
and the crowds all started cheering to a man!)
Excerpted from "James &
© 1961 ~ Roald Dahl
© Taryn Campbell
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