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Emil and the Detectives By Erich Kastner

Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner

Condition - Very Good
$17.99
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Summary

Emil is robbed on his first real railway journey of money entrusted to him by his hard-working mother for the relatives he is to stay with in Berlin. A gang of boys about his own age come to his aid, and a thrilling adventure full of surprises ensues as they use their wits to devise a wonderfully simple but practical trick to capture the thief.

Emil and the Detectives Summary

Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner

EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES by Erich Kastner has been in print ever since it was first published in 1928.
Young Emil is robbed on his first real railway journey of money entrusted to him by his hard-working mother for the relatives he is to stay with in Berlin. A gang of boys about his own age come to his aid, and a thrilling adventure full of surprises ensues as they use their wits to devise a wonderfully simple but practical trick to capture the thief.

With every detail clearly drawn - from the tiresome business of getting into best clothes for the journey, down to the final anxiety as to what shall be done with a gloriously unexpected reward - this is a story all young readers will enjoy.

Reissued in the 'A Puffin Book' series of children's modern classics.

About Erich Kastner

Erich Kastner was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including his most famous series which began with Emil and the Detectives.

Additional information

GOR007020345
9780141362625
0141362626
Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2015-07-02
192
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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