I'm sure I would have read them all as a child, if I had known about them!
Anne is 10 years old, Georgina and Dick are 11 years old, and Julian is 12 years old.
Oh, and we do not know Jimmy's age. *Spoiler* He's a canine! :)
Do not purchase this edition!
I had my local indie bookstore order a copy for me.
Neither of us expected anything but a genuine copy of the book.
I will forewarn all others to beware of the only copy of this book available through
Books-A-Million and Barnes & Noble;
it is an absolutely deplorable excuse for a book!
Especially a children's book.
DO NOT buy this edition pictured on the right!
Purchase any copy but this one, please!
Birch Tree Publishing included NO illustrations AND
the text looks as if it was simply all single-spaced and "dumped" into an electronic file "as is" with no demarcation of paragraphs, etc. There were random sentences repeated or simply inserted where they made no sense.
I quit reading this copy at page 30 and
checked out a copy of this book from my library system.
I did a bit of research and it looks as if I will be ordering copies for my grandchildren
|This is the copy I checked|
out from my library system!
|The hardback version I|
plan to purchase from
Yes! There is an affordable
online alternative to Amazon.
Check it out!
I think my grandchildren would
appreciate the illustrations in the
Special Gift Edition hardback!
I always prefer to give them
hardbacks whenever possible,
since they last longer
than paperbacks do!
This is especially pertinent for the
one family of 6 children and
other family of 4 children!
Now that we have that out of the way!
On to the book!
But now that they have, you will be able to take matters into your own hands.
The children cannot do any more.
You must ring up the police and see what they have to say about all this.'
You have all done well,' he said. Then he ruffled George's short curly hair.
In fact, I believe there are benefits to doing that!