By Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
FERGUS CRANE! you're IN nice hazard! i'm SENDING aid. Signed T. C., your long-lost Uncle Theo Fergus Crane has a virtually usual existence - having classes taught via relatively ordinary academics at the college send Betty Jeanne, supporting his mom within the bakery. yet then a mysterious flying field seems to be on the window of his waterfront domestic - and Fergus is plunged headlong into an exhilarating event! The field is via a winged mechanical horse that whisks him off to satisfy his long-lost uncle and his penguin helpers, Finn, invoice and Jackson. Fergus reveals out that his lecturers are usually not really what they appear - they're truly pirates! Can Fergus and his winged horse store his schoolmates from the distant fireplace Island? And who else will he locate there...?
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She says her Sylvie has long gone on a college journey – for 6 weeks …’ ‘I used to be going to inform you approximately that,’ Fergus started. ‘I neglected the boat …’ ‘That's no longer your fault, dear,’ interrupted Mrs Crane. ‘From what Mrs Smith was once announcing, the college gave not anyone any observe. they simply upped and left. Says she will have a stern be aware with that headmaster of yours once they come back! ’ ‘Yes, well,’ acknowledged Fergus, ‘I've been eager to consult you approximately tuition to boot, Mum …’ ‘You would not have to bother,’ stated Mrs Crane. ‘Not now. it really is like I stated to Mrs Smith. My Fergus is definitely out of it. there will be not more institution ships for him. ’ ‘That's real, there won't,’ stated Fergus. His mom checked out him interestingly. ‘I mean,’ he acknowledged swiftly. ‘There will not? ’ ‘That's right,’ she stated. ‘It's what i have been attempting to let you know, Fergus. The oddest factor …’ ‘Yes? ’ stated Fergus. His mom was once beginning to fear him now. ‘Well, earlier than Mrs Smith got here into Beider-becker's, a parcel arrived open air the store window. Mr Luscombe from the umbrella store swears he observed it being introduced through a low-flying Canada goose of all issues. in case you inquire from me, the man's a piece cracked within the head. besides, there has been a parcel there okay, sitting at the pavement and addressed to me. And the following it really is! ’ Mrs Crane flourished a wide padded envelope and Fergus's center leaped as he observed the unmistakable label on its entrance: The Fateful Voyage buying and selling Co. ‘There used to be a letter inside of, besides one other money-order,’ acknowledged Mrs Crane excitedly. ‘And Fergus, hearken to this …’ His mom cleared her throat and started. ‘Dear Mrs Lucia Crane, it's been delivered to our recognition that you've a son of faculty age. because the son of 1 of our such a lot valued staff, we wish to provide him the Fateful Voyage buying and selling corporation Scholarship. As one in all our scholarship boys, we might be thrilled if he may come and spend it slow on the Fateful Voyage buying and selling corporation headquarters the following on forget Mountain, either to benefit extra in regards to the corporation and to satisfy us in individual. If the answer's convinced, please tick this field □ and shuttle preparations may be made. Yours, with each top want, Finn, invoice and Jackson, Vice-Presidents, The Fateful Voyage buying and selling Co. ’ ‘Well, pricey? ’ stated Mrs Crane. ‘Would you're keen on to move? ’ Fergus smiled triumphantly. ‘You try to cease me! ’ he acknowledged. That evening the flying field again, its wing nearly as good as new, with a message. expensive Fergus, it learn. Am making traditional trip preparations, as i am convinced you will realize it would not do to attract an excessive amount of recognition at this level. Your mom mustn't ever be disenchanted. Affectionately, your new-found Uncle Theo. days later, an envelope arrived with a teach price ticket and a timetable and a letter for Mrs Crane. thanks for permitting your son to go to disregard Mountain. Please be certain he has a transformation of garments and a water-resistant jacket. (Any raincoat with Crane Double Fasteners will be perfect. ) we'll set up for him to be met at Snowy top Junction. top needs, Finn, invoice and Jackson, Vice-Presidents, The Fateful Voyage buying and selling Co.
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