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The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers and Tony Evans




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'It seems pretty clear to me that sooner or later we'll be at war with Germany, whether we like it or not.' Carruthers is looking forward to a relaxing holiday when he sets off for the Baltic Sea. Instead he finds himself at the center of a complicated and deadly plot. Will Carruthers and his friend Arthur Davies discover why the sinister and mysterious Herr Dollman is so interested in their little yacht, the Dulcibella? What does Clara Dollman know about her father's plans? Some secret scheme has brought Commander von Bruning of the Imperial German Navy to the East Frisian Islands. Can Carruthers and Davies solve the riddle of the sands? Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world's greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.

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'It seems pretty clear to me that sooner or later we'll be at war with Germany, whether we like it or not.' Carruthers is looking forward to a relaxing holiday when he sets off for the Baltic Sea. Instead he finds himself at the center of a complicated and deadly plot. Will Carruthers and his friend Arthur Davies discover why the sinister and mysterious Herr Dollman is so interested in their little yacht, the Dulcibella? What does Clara Dollman know about her father's plans? Some secret scheme has brought Commander von Bruning of the Imperial German Navy to the East Frisian Islands. Can Carruthers and Davies solve the riddle of the sands? Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world's greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781906230685
  • ISBN-10: 1906230684
  • Publisher: Real Reads
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 64
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: World War I

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