""When we were poor but honest we always used to think that if only Father had plenty of business, and we did not have to go short of pocket money and wear shabby clothes (I don't mind this myself, but the girls do), we should be happy and very, very good.""
In this second novel of the Bastables, the family fortune has been restored, but the children can't seem to help getting into adventures and trouble. The children are eventually banished to the country, where they form the society of the Would-Be-Good to aid all of mankind and themselves in the bargain.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - overthemoon - LibraryThing
The children, now living in the Moat House with Albert's Uncle, think they ought to try to be good; at least the girls do. Their Random Acts of Kindness tend to misfire. Just as funny, if not more so, than the first in the trilogy. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - otterley - LibraryThing
A wonderful book; very funny as the attempts to be good seem inevitably to spiral into increasingly chaotic - but well meaning - disaster. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, but reading the chapter when ... Read full review