Everything On a Waffle

By: 

Polly Horvath

Number of Pages: 

150

Minimum grade level: 

4th

Discussion questions

Spoiler alert! Some of the questions contain key elements of the plot. Do not read if you don't want to know what happens!

  1. Primrose has many adults influencing her life. Which was your favorite and why?
  2. What do you think about Primrose losing a finger and a toe? Do you think it is a symbol for anything?
  3. Throughout the story Primrose asks the adults she meets if they have ever known anything deep inside without doubt. Some say they have but most do not. Do you ever know something that others don't believe?
  4. Uncle Jack takes care of Primrose after her parents disappear. Why does he do this?
  5. Do you think Miss Bowzer and Uncle Jack will become friends?
  6. This book is full of recipes. Have you tried any of them? Do you want to?
  7. After Primrose's parents are lost at sea, she lives with Miss Perfidy. What do you think of their friendship?
  8. What would you like served on a waffle?
  9. What do you predict for Primrose's future?

Snacks

Anything on a waffle, of course!

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