Henrietta Hickthrift decides to run away from home - the Old People's Home. Packing just one small suitcase, she sets off on the train to the seaside. But Henry doesn't have much money. In fact by the end of her first day, she has exactly one penny. That is when she meets the Goods - Angela, Barney, Eleanor, Rosie, and Rowley - who decide to adopt this unusual stray. But will their parents let them keep her?
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A beautiful classic
Yes! It is a classic book from my childhood. A lovely little story and well read.
Hearing the full text. How well the characters were brought to life.
Cannot compare this is my first.
It made me laugh. Wee Roly is a well written wee boy with great one liners.
A beautiful little book. Well worth a listen. Makes you want to be there and feel happy.
Timeless tale, perfectly narrated.