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Written by Anthony Buckeridge
Published by Collins in 1973
ISBN: 0001621165

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  • It was the list of secondhand bargains advertised outside the village-shop that sparked off the brilliant money making scheme in Jennings' mind. In theory it was unworkable and involved the boys of Linbury Court School in a series of alarming situations during the first weeks of the Christmas term,
  • There was, for example, the hue-and-cry over the toadstool-eating gerbils, and the embarrassing result of feeding the birds with the remains of seventy-nine burnt breakfasts. There was Darbishire's ill-fated shopping expedition and the boys' frustrating quest to recover Jennings' Victorian half-sovereign. And, to crown all these near-disasters, there was the secret fishing trip that brought such surprising developments in its wake.....

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