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The Wouldbegoods, Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers

The Wouldbegoods, Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit
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The Bastable children, first met in The Treasure Seekers, are sent to stay in the countryside; is it large enough to contain their exuberant activities? They (and Pincher the dog) have every intention of being good…

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THE WOULDBEGOODS

BEING THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS

By E. Nesbit

TO My Dear Son Fabian Bland

CONTENTS

1. The Jungle 2. The Wouldbegoods 3. Bill's Tombstone 4. The Tower of Mystery 5. The Waterworks 6. The Circus 7. Being Beavers; or, The Young Explorers (Arctic or Otherwise) 8. The High Born Babe 9. Hunting the Fox 10. The Sale of Antiquities 11. The Benevolent Bar 12. The Canterbury Pilgrims 13. The Dragon's Teeth; or, Army Seed 14. Albert's Uncle's Grandmother; or, The Long Lost

CHAPTER 1. THE JUNGLE

Children are like jam: all very well in the proper place, but you can't stand them all over the shop eh, what?'

These were the dreadful words of our Indian uncle. They made us feel very young and angry; and yet we could not be comforted by calling him names to ourselves, as you do when nasty grown ups say nasty things, because he is not nasty, but quite the exact opposite when not irritated... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - August 24, 2016
I enjoyed this story very much, even better than The Treasure Seekers. The readers are beyond excellent! An enjoyable listen. Lot's of fun.
Reviewer: - July 23, 2014
This is such a fun book to listen to, the readers are excellent. A perfect match!


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