The fifth book in the adored Swallows and Amazons series- the holidays are put in jeopardy when the Ds and Tom Dudgeon face an enemy endangering the beloved local birds.
'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.
PB, 528 pages. Suitable for ages 10-12 years.