"Alfie’s mum is called Jessica Mary and she is extra specially good at making up pretend games and reading stories."
"Alfie’s dad is called Simon. He can draw funny faces and mend things that are broken, and run with Alfie on his back."
"One annoying thing about Annie Rose is that she keeps wanting to play with Alfie’s toys. One nice thing about her is that she always thinks Alfie’s jokes are funny."
"The house where Alfie lives stands in a row of houses which look rather the same on the outside. But inside they are all very different, and so are the people who live in them."