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 where the everyday and the magical blend seamlessly. He is finally able to help Josh and Caleb make their getaway and escape on the night train.
Helen Cresswell weaves a tale that will have you mesmerised and guessing right until the last page.
First published in 1969.
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Henry stumbles into a magical world and determines to find out where the night train goes and who the mysterious watchmen are. First published in 1969.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). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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., 1970. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP92583098
Book Description MacMillan Publishing Company. 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 Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97800272548083.0