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Little Miss Owen

One of Owen's favorite books is Little Miss Scatterbrain, one of Erin's childhood books that somehow made it onto his bookshelf. There it sat unread until a few months ago and it has since worked it's way into regular rotation during bed time. He loves the part where Little Miss Scatterbrain tries to buy chicken quarters at the bank. HI-larious!

Those of you familiar with the Little Miss and Mr. series of books may recall that the other characters in the series are pictured on the back of each book. Owen likes us to tell him the names of each character after we're finished reading Little Miss Scatterbrain. So we tell him all about Little Miss Sunshine (the freckled, smiling book character, not the movie), Little Miss Plump (wonderfully politically-uncorrect), Little Miss Naughty, etc.

Here are two funny Little anecdotes:

1) After reading Little Miss Scatterbrain, Owen asked Erin, "What do you like best?" referring to the various characters.

Erin: "I like Little Miss Happy."

Owen: "No, you pick Little Miss Shy, 'cause sometimes you don't wanna say hi."

Erin: "Yes, that's true. Being shy means you don't want to say hi sometimes. What do you pick?"

Owen: "I pick Little Miss Helpful, that's me!"

2) The other night during his bath, Erin gave Owen the one-minute-warning that it was almost time to wash off and get out. When the minute was up, Erin said, "Okay, time to get out. Stand up so I can wash you off and then we need to clean up the toys." Owen then replied, "No, no, no, you're beeing a little bit Li'l Miss Bossy!"


blissful_e said…
Cute! An English friend gave us 'Mr Bump' - otherwise this would have been the first I'd heard of this awesome series of books.

Now when Calliani falls or trips or runs into something we just hear 'bump' as she picks herself up and moves on.
mama mia said…
I am laughing so hard right now!
Amy Van Hook said…
I thought I was Little Miss Bossy!!
LizRey said…
WHAAAAAAT????? Erin? Little Miss Bossy? Now WHO would say such a thing????
kellifornia said…
He is hilarious! I think he might be Li'l Miss Witty.

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