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First published in Great Britain in 1948 by Hodder and Stoughton This edition 1991 ISBN 0-340-54881-9 Hodder Children's Books A Division of Hodder Headline pic


01 Holiday time 02 Up on the moors 03 Anne's volcano 04 Spook-trains 05 Back at camp again 06 Day at the farm 07 Mr Andrews comes home 08 A lazy evening 09 Night visitor 10 Hunt for a spook-train 11 Mostly about Jock 12 George loses her temper 13 A thrilling plan 14 Jock comes to camp 15 George has an adventure 16 In the tunnel again 17 An amazing find 18 A way of escape 19 What an adventure!

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Holiday time

'Two jolly fine tents, four groundsheets, four sleeping-bags - I say, what about Timmy? Isn't he going to have a sleeping-bag too?' said Dick, with a grin. The other three children laughed, and Timmy, the dog, thumped his tail hard on the ground. 'Look at him,' said George. 'He's laughing, too! He's got his mouth stretched wide open.' They all looked at Timmy. He really did look as if a wide grin stretched his hairy mouth from side to side. 'He's a darling,' said Anne, hugging him. 'Best dog in the world, aren't you, Timmy?' 'Woof!' said Timmy, agreeing. He gave Anne a wet lick on her nose. The four children, Julian, tall and strong for his age, Dick, George and Anne were busy planning a camping holiday. George was a girl, not a boy, but she would never answer to her real name, Georgina. With her freckled face and short, curly hair she really did look more like a boy than a girl. 'It's absolutely wizard, being allowed to go on a camping holiday all by ourselves,' said Dick. 'I never thought our parents would allow it, after the terrific adventure we had last summer, when we went off in caravans.' 'Well - we shan't be quite all by ourselves,' said Anne. 'Don't forget we've got Mr Luffy to keep an eye on us. He'll be camping quite near.

'Pooh! Old Luffy!' said Dick, with a...

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