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Rider's Rock (A Merit Mystery)

£9.99

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On a night remembered by everyone who lived in the little Welsh village of Mochras, there was a great storm. The people deserted their homes when the sand began to bury them and it was from the cliff that they saw the sea coming. It was already dark when the tidal wave came crashing down. In the morning they saw that there was only sand where Mochras had stood.

When Selina and Alice come to stay in the new Mochras with Mrs Pritchard, who had been their mother's nurse, they find an old signpost, which reads Mochras, pointing to the sea. They see two children, Bill and Lisa, who seem to be able to somehow disappear into the landscape around the sign.

The children become friends. Bill and Lisa tell Selina and Alice that they have discovered the old village quite intact beneath the sand. Together they go exploring.

How hey are trapped in the second tidal wave and what happens afterward makes an exciting climax for young readers.

According to the dust jacket, the book is aimed at young readers of ages 10 - 12.

Illustrated by Mia Carpenter.

The dust jacket shows signs shelf wear and rubbing and there are tiny tears along the edges. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Item details

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First Edition
Author(s):
Lyon, Elinor
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 6.25"
Edition:
1958
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Follett Publishing Company
Title:
Rider's Rock

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On a night remembered by everyone who lived in the little Welsh village of Mochras, there was a great storm. The people deserted their homes when the sand began to bury them and it was from the cliff that they saw the sea coming. It was already dark when the tidal wave came crashing down. In the morning they saw that there was only sand where Mochras had stood.

When Selina and Alice come to stay in the new Mochras with Mrs Pritchard, who had been their mother's nurse, they find an old signpost, which reads Mochras, pointing to the sea. They see two children, Bill and Lisa, who seem to be able to somehow disappear into the landscape around the sign.

The children become friends. Bill and Lisa tell Selina and Alice that they have discovered the old village quite intact beneath the sand. Together they go exploring.

How hey are trapped in the second tidal wave and what happens afterward makes an exciting climax for young readers.

According to the dust jacket, the book is aimed at young readers of ages 10 - 12.

Illustrated by Mia Carpenter.

The dust jacket shows signs shelf wear and rubbing and there are tiny tears along the edges. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Lyon, Elinor
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 6.25"
Edition:
1958
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Follett Publishing Company
Title:
Rider's Rock

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