She was still bored, and her mother wasn't yet home.
Coraline got a chair and pushed it over to the kitchen door. She climbed onto the chair and she reached up. She got down, then got a broom from the broom cupboard. She climbed back on the chair again and reached up with the broom.
A whole toy box filled with wonderful toys.
This is more like it, thought Coraline. (3.71-72)
"So," said her other father. "Do you like it here?"
"I suppose," said Coraline. "It's much more interesting than at home." (4.107-108)