The other pebble had made three slides over the pool. To make this one, he gasped for a four but it barely made across its first before descending into the blue. He picked the third stone to try again.the boy beside a pool . . .
Sometimes the writer adds a personal touch to the stories which is necessary for them to come to life. Moreso since the stories are crafted from daily experiences.
The diaries, written in a simple tone and language, not only make them easy to understand, but also fun and quick to read. So to say they would take less than half the time needed for a short story [utmost 7 mins]. A more reason why you can take kuoobie diaries with you anywhere whenever you need a casual read.