My name is Fiona Mairi
Crawford. I am a girl and I am seven years old. I have a mum and dad, a
big brother and a little brother. I like dragonflies and I collect
seashells. I have blonde hair and blue eyes, like my mum.
My dadís name is Andrew
McKay Crawford. He works in a zoo. He takes care of all the animals and
makes sure they are healthy. My dad wears glasses and has dark brown hair
and brown eyes. He likes to drive in his new red car and loves to watch
My mumís name is Ina
Crawford. Her real name is Catriona, but everyone calls her Ina. I look
just like her, but she is much taller than I am. She works at my school.
She helps my teacher, Mrs. Finch. Sometimes she reads stories to us. Mum
is a good cook and makes the best chocolate chip biscuits in the world.
My big brotherís name is
Alexander Liston Crawford. He is ten years old and has brown hair and
brown eyes like my dad. We call him Alec. He likes dinosaurs and science.
Alec also collects stamps. He has a lot of them. Alec plays football and
sometimes I go to the park to watch him. He can kick the ball high into
Ethan James Crawford, my
baby brother, is almost one year old. He doesnít have much hair, but I can
tell it will be blond, like mine. His eyes are brown too. He crawls and
tries to stand up, but wobbles and falls down a lot. He has a rubber ball
and can throw it far, just like Alec. Ethan doesnít like to eat carrots.
He likes bananas, watermelon, and peanut butter sandwiches.
We have three pets in our
house. Noodles is the family dog. He is fluffy and black and his tail wags
when he is happy. Our cat is called Zoe. I love Zoe. She lets me pet her.
She is fluffy too, but her fur is short and the color of ground ginger
(thatís what my mum says). Alec has a pet goldfish. Its name is Bubbles.
Sometimes it blows tiny bubbles and they go to the top of the fish bowl
and pop. Bubbles is bright orange and has a big tail that waves back and
forth in the water. Mum has to remind Alec to clean the fish bowl. It gets
I have two grandmas and two
grandpas. Grandma and Grandpa Noble live far away and I donít get to see
them very often, but I speak to them on the phone and send them emails.
Grandma and Grandpa Crawford live on the other side of town. We see them a
lot. I love my gran and granddad. I also have three uncles and four aunts.
Auntie Ella isnít married and she works all the time. I have ten cousins