Five on a Hike Together (Famous Five)
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Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. In book ten, Dick is woken by a light flashing through his window. Is someone trying to send him a coded message? When the Famous Five hear of an escaped convict in the area, they are on red alert. The police won't help, so the Five have no choice - yet again, they'll be solving this mystery by themselves...This edition features the text from the Classic edition and contains the original cover art and inside drawings by Eileen Soper.
back in prison now And let me tell you youngsters this - Im not taken in by any silly schoolboy spoofing, see? �Its not spoofing, said Julian, in a very grown-up manner, �You should learn to see the difference between the truth and a joke. That didnt please the policeman at all. He turned on Julian at once, his face reddening �Now you run away! he said. �Im not having any cheek from you! Do you want me to take your names and addresses and report you? �If you like, said Julian, in
back Julian. �A little girl down in the village said we might. �Ill ask my mother, said the man, and he yelled in an enormous voice to the farm-house nearby. �Ma! Ma! Four kids out here want to know if you can give them a meal. A very fat old lady appeared, with twinkling eyes and red cheeks like an apple. She took one glance at the four by the gate, and nodded her head, �Yes. They look decent children. Tell them to come along in. Better hold their dogs collar though. The four walked to
! said Julian, looking at the luminous hands of his wrist-watch. �Weve slept for hours and hours! They rolled out of their heathery bed. Timmy leapt off Georges feet and came over to them, his tail wagging gladly. He had been half-awake for a long time and was very glad to see Julian and Dick awake too, because he was thirsty. The girls awoke - and soon there was a great deal of noise and activity going on. Anne and George washed at the big stone sink, the cold water making them squeal.
a drink of orangeade at the village store. They had hardly finished when they saw the two girls looking in at the door. �Julian! Dick! We guessed youd be eating or drinking! said Anne, and she rushed at her brothers. �We came as quickly as we could. The engine broke down - it was such a funny little train! All the passengers got out and advised the engine-driver what to do! �Hallo! said Julian, and gave Anne a hug. He was very fond of his young sister. ‘Hallo, George! My, youve grown fat,
paddle about till we see Tall Stone again - then well keep that in sight till we see Tock Hill, whatever that is, said Dick. �And once weve spotted that well keep both Tall Stone and Tock Hill in sight and paddle round to fmd out where we can see a steeple - and then a chimney. I should think that would be the one chimney left on Two Trees-house! Did you notice there is just one left, sticking up high? �Yes, I noticed, said Anne. �What a clever way to hide anything, Dick. Nobody could