aBarbecued billygoats!a Can you imagine finding gold? Thatas just what the Swallows and Amazons and Dick and Dorothea decide to hunt for in the hills high above the lake. But itas a hot and dry summer and water is in scarce supply. Worse still for the troubled campers, they have competition: Squashy Hat. Anybody can see he is a prospector. And talk about squashy hats! The children have never seen squashier. Just who is he and what sort of traps is he laying? Using pigeons to carry messages, braving dangerous mines and fires, the Swallows, Amazons and Das Mining Company must stake their claim before their dreaded rival... Includes exclusive material: In aThe Backstorya you can test your knowledge of the book and learn all about homing pigeons! Vintage Childrenas Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Aliceas Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.They even used cold water to cool their tea because it was too hot to drink. Peggy took her apple up the ash tree and reported that Squashy Hat must be still in bed. John, between mouthfuls, sharpened a stout stick. If there was a claim to beanbsp;...
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