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Perkins, Polly. Polly Perkins was created by Herbert Allingham (Dick Darrell, Michael Power, Martin Steel) and appeared in the story serials “Plucky Polly Perkins” (The Butterfly, 1908-1909) and “Perkins and Co.” (The Butterfly, 1909-1910); the serials were collected in Polly the Unimportant (1929).

English schoolgirl Polly Perkins buys a shop and becomes involved in local domestic and political events. She saves the life of Max the Magnificent, the son of a millionaire, and in the second serial the two spend the money of Max’s father righting various wrongs.

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