SPEAKING OF JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge
Published by Collins in 1973
SPEAKING OF JENNINGS!
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Rodney Sutton.
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st thus. 1989. Softcover.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. 158 pages.
Very good condition. Spine is faded. Old price sticker to front cover.
Stock no. 2130811
- 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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