Jimmy's dad has to get rid of his fishing boat and the whole family - Mam, Dad, Jimmy and his tealeaf-reading Gran - are forced to move away from their coastal village home. At first, Jimmy thinks none of them will never get used to living inland and it will be a disaster, but Gran's tea leaves tell a stranger story than that... Jimmy's continued fascination with all things aquatic leads him to meet the local retired Major, whose hobby is keeping a pond full of valuable koi carp. When Jimmy inadvertently overhears of a plot to steal the fish, he doesn't mean to tackle the burglars single-handedly. But neither does he really intend to do it with the help of the awful school bully... or of several hundred alarm clocks...! A truly entertaining, pacy adventure story, which boys will especially love.General Patton, let me introduce you to James Stoker, a#39; and as the words left his mouth the most enormous koi carp, ... Just after the war that was the only place one could get hold of koi carp of real quality and many would insist that it still is.
|Title||:||The Giant Goldfish Robbery|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-04-24|