Top Ten Tuesday 


Today is Top Ten Tuesday – A weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is:

Childhood Characters I’d Like to Revisit as Adults

I’m only doing a top 5 today, because, to be honest, I haven’t had a whole lot of time to blog these past couple of days, but I still really wanted to participate.  So, here they are!

  • Nancy Drew

I know there’s a Nancy Drew TV show in the works that features a 30-something Nancy, but from what I’ve read about that show, it’s going to be a hot mess. So…it doesn’t count. However, I’d love to see a more faithful adaptation of a grown up Nancy (but only if she’s happily married to Ned)!

  • The children from The Mysterious Benedict Society

How are their lives as grown ups? Are they still especially gifted and clever? I’d love to read a little about their adult lives, just to see how they turned out.

  • Miss Penelope Lumley, and the incorrigible children

I’d love to see how a governess as young as 15 turns out, after raising children who were initially raised by wolves, as well as how the wolf-like children turned out!

  • Junie B. Jones

If she is as sassy as she was in kindergarten and first grade, I’d love to read about a sassy Junie B. Jones as an adult, or even just a teenager.

  • Pippi Longstocking

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I would imagine that, as an adult, Pippi travels the world a lot, and goes on all sorts of adventures. I would love to read about an adult Pippi’s travels!

 

That’s it for this week!  Let me know about your Top Ten Tuesdays in the comments! 🙂

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