Coot Club

Coot Club - Vintage Classics

Paperback (07 Mar 2013) | English

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Synopsis

'Let fly jib sheet! Slack away main! Fenders out!'

Dick and Dorothea - also known as The Ds - arrive in Norfolk all ready to learn how to sail. They couldn't hope for a better teacher than Tom Dudgeon. But Tom is in a spot of trouble. After seeing the beastly Margoletta moored clean across the nests of his beloved coots, Tom set the motorcruiser adrift. Now the enemy have offered a bounty on his head. Can they save the birds' nest from almost certain destruction? Will they avoid being caught by the awful Hullabaloos? Only some brave friends and quick thinking stands between them and disaster…

Includes exclusive material: In 'The Backstory' you can test your knowledge of the book, learn about the adventurous author and get some handy facts about birds and boats.

Vintage Children's Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Book information

ISBN: 9780099582533
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Children's Classics
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.912
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 5775
Number of pages: 490
Weight: 354g
Height: 188mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 33mm