The Jumble Sale by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta




jum‧ble /ˈdʒʌmbəl/ noun
[uncountable] British English things to be sold at a jumble sale SYN rummage American English

   • Just collecting some bits for the jumble sale.
   • Is that for the jumble, Shaun?


drawer /drɔː $ drɒːr/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]
part of a piece of furniture, such as a desk, that you pull out and push in and use to keep things in

• She took a file from her desk drawer.• The two women chatted over the garden fence.


count /kaʊnt/ ●●● S2 W3 verb
FIND THE TOTAL [transitive] (also count up) to calculate the total number of things or people in a group

• 
Lucky for you she likes to count change.
• On the way home, Max sat to count the stars.




- Mum and Dad were spring-cleaning.

- Mum looked in a drawer.

Dad threw things out.

The children looked at the junk.

They played with the old toys.

Mum put the old toys in the car.

The children were sad.

They all went to the jumble sale.

The children want to the buy something.

“What a lot of junk!” said Wilf.

The children saw their toys.

They counted their money.

It was time to go home.

“What is in the bags ?” said Mum.

Oh no!


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