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Johnny Swanson

Eleanor Updale

Johnny Swanson

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Published by David Fickling Books in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

In 1929 England, eleven-year-old Johnny Swanson helps his widowed mother by starting a newspaper advertising scam, which leads him to a real-life murder mystery that places his mother in mortal danger.

Edition Notes

StatementEleanor Updale
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.U4447 Joh 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24552603M
ISBN 109780385751988, 9780385751995
LC Control Number2010011762

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Some products have been reported not to be delivered as is supposed. FAQ 1. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, it's taking me longer than expected to edit the thing, so expect some delays. If you've no idea what two shillings and sixpence is, or a postal order come to that, you'll soon find out. A great plot, with an unguessable villain! After the fall he brushed the mud from his knees and swaggered to the back of the line, grinning, even though he wanted to cry.

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When he discovers the ad is a hoax, he decides he can play that game also, and soon is concocting schemes to put advertisements in various publications and collecting small sums of money for bogus answers to problems. Some products have been reported not to be delivered as is supposed.

Johnny makes an appealing boy detective--a character who's far from perfect, but whose good intentions shine through as he works to help his mother, first through his financial schemes, and then to save her from the hangman's noose.

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Johnny Swanson, a ten-year-old boy, is the main protagonist of this story set in England. He lives with his mother, Winnie, who works as a cleaner for Mrs Langford, the doctor’s wife, and struggles to find enough money to feed them and pay the rent.

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