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The Daffodil Bird

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Out of the bedroom window, down the tree and the midnight train to March Dale: that was the way Kate and Derry finally joined Robert and Mr. Fisher, their school biology master who was Warden for March Copse Nature Reserve during the holidays.

March Copse, when Kate and Derry reached it, was beautiful and exciting. Robert's mysteriously urgent telegram asking for details of Derry's patent burglar alarm had prepared them for excitement, but even Kate had not imagined the beauty of it - worlds away from London, the hot tang of viper's bugloss filling the air, bees humming and birds calling, the whistle of the engine from the single-track railway line marking the hours for meals. But above all there was the Daffodil Bird,jealously watched and waited for, that 'tiger for cherries' as the inn-keeper called it, with an eye to the annual robbery of his orchard. A fabulous-sounding bird the children thought, though Mr. Fisher found a proper name for it.

Book condition is very good. Pages are clean and bright. Foxing to the top of pages.

Item details

Author(s):
Tomalin, Ruth
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.8cm x 13.6cm
Edition:
1959
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
157
Publisher:
Faber

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Out of the bedroom window, down the tree and the midnight train to March Dale: that was the way Kate and Derry finally joined Robert and Mr. Fisher, their school biology master who was Warden for March Copse Nature Reserve during the holidays.

March Copse, when Kate and Derry reached it, was beautiful and exciting. Robert's mysteriously urgent telegram asking for details of Derry's patent burglar alarm had prepared them for excitement, but even Kate had not imagined the beauty of it - worlds away from London, the hot tang of viper's bugloss filling the air, bees humming and birds calling, the whistle of the engine from the single-track railway line marking the hours for meals. But above all there was the Daffodil Bird,jealously watched and waited for, that 'tiger for cherries' as the inn-keeper called it, with an eye to the annual robbery of his orchard. A fabulous-sounding bird the children thought, though Mr. Fisher found a proper name for it.

Book condition is very good. Pages are clean and bright. Foxing to the top of pages.

Author(s):
Tomalin, Ruth
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.8cm x 13.6cm
Edition:
1959
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
157
Publisher:
Faber

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