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by Enid Blyton

Illustrated by Eileen Soper

Published by Brockhampton Press. 1970

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Red boards, b/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations.

Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. 2nd impression of this edition. Wrapper is creased and edge-torn, with a little loss; some fading.

ISBN: 0340033622
Stock no. 2133558


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  • Eighth story in The Famous Five series
  • The five are allowed to go on a cycling holiday after a lot of argument. While there they meet a boy called Richard Kent. His father is rich but fierce and once had a bodyguard named Rookie. Whom Richard didn't like and made a false plan to kick him out of their life.Richard asks the five to let him share the trip and promised to leave to his aunt's house at the end of the day if his mother gives him permission. They agree and Richard joins them. However Richard never asked permission and when he arrives to his aunt's he finds her away, as he leaves he gets chased by a car driven by Rookie. When he reaches the five he reveals the truth. Meanwhile Rookie's associates mistake Dick for Richard and kidnap him.

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