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Amanda just booted her boyfriend, the leech, and ran to grandma's, putting her mood away and helping her with preserves. Then, trouble ran to her. Short story
Meet the big, happy Bell family who live in the vicarage at St Marks. Father is a reverend, Mother is as kind as kind can be. Then there's all the children – practical Paul, dancing Jane, mischievous Ginnie, and finally the baby of the family, Angus, whose ambition is to own a private zoo (he has already begun with his six boxes of caterpillars). And not forgetting Esau, a sure fire competitor for the most beautiful dog in Britain.
Follow their eventful lives from tense auditions to birthday treats; from troubled times to hilarious escapades.
Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can find out which one of the Bell children you most resemble!
Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from Peter Pan and Alice’s 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.