Josh and Caleb are no ordinary tramps. An air of mystery surrounds them. Henry is fascinated and tries to piece together what they do and what their strange allusions to "ticking" and "greeneyes" mean. Henry gradually wins their confidence and is allowed into their secret world.
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Helen Cresswell has has a varied and successful career during which time she has worked as a literary assistant, a teacher, and has worked prolifically for BBC television. She is the popular author of many stories for children and adults and has been in print for 35 years!.Review:
An unusual and entertaining story * Aldershot Mail *
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Book Description Macmillan Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Floyd, Gareth (Illustrator) (illustrator). This hardcover kid's mystery is in good condition. The book was a school media center resource book and has a clear mylar dustjacket cover, several stamps and a pocket in the back. The mylar and dustjacket are in pretty good condition but the front has a piece clipped out of the top edge and there is a number taped to the spine. The cloth hardcovers have been well protected and look great. The spine is tight. The pages are white with minor edgewear and no marks besides the library stuff. Great illustrations. 122 pages. CHEAP SHIPPING MEDIA MAIL!. Bookseller Inventory # 010557
Book Description Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. Dust jacket in acceptable condition. Cover and binding are worn but intact. A reading copy in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 518550638
Book Description MacMillan Publishing Company. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2732127118
Book Description MacMillan Publishing Company., 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0027254801