When the news breaks that the man opposite has died, Lucy, the storyteller, and her friends decide that now is the time to take the late George up on his promise that they can visit the pond to see his newts.As Giselle caresses the long, luxuriant grass in George’s garden, her fingers come across a severed finger and they are now on the trail of a suspected murderer. George’s ghost assists them in this thriller.With the majestic sweeping sloping meadow and its captivating beauty, where Monaie, her dad and their donkey, Benjamin, live, they stumble over two men digging up bags and chase them. Having brought them to justice and survived a plane crash, they are empowered now to confront George’s widow over her part in his murder...
This is a great book a real page-turner. The writer Bill Webster through Lucy the books storyteller takes you on a thrilling journey with Lucy and her friends and their heart-stopping adventures when they visit the late Gorge's pond to see his newts.
Their adventure starts when Giselle runs her hand through Georges luxuriant lawn and comes across a severed finger. The children are now embroiled in the mystery and Gorge's ghost helps the children in their endeavor to find the murderer and owner of the severed finger, with a big twist at the end. A real bonus to this book is Mr. Websters own brilliant illustrations.
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