Trouble at Timpetill by Henry Winterfeld

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The children in Timpetill are so rotten, ill-behaved, and just all-around unpleasant that one night all the grown-ups in town leave for good. What will the kids do now?!

About Henry Winterfeld

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HENRY WINTERFELD (1901-1990) was born in Germany. He began writing for children in 1933, when he wrote Trouble at Timpetill to entertain his son, who was sick with scarlet fever. He went on to write a number of children's books, which have been published around the world.
Published November 1, 2002 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 216 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the two days that follow the narrator, thirteen year old Michael, his friend Thomas, and his cousin Marianne, organize the good children, establish law and order, and defeat the Pirates, the rowdies responsible for the bad reputation the children have acquired.

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PW called Detectives ""delightful and witty"" and said of Mystery, ""Glorious fun abounds on each page, making this a most welcome sequel indeed."" Castaways in Lilliput (1960) and Trouble at Timpetill (1965), both illus.

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