The cuckoo tree
Dido Twite is finally back in England, but having trouble reaching London. Various problems delay her until she stumbles across a plot to slide St. Paul's Cathedral into the Thames during the coronation of the new king. Then Dido quickly returns to London to save the day.
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Don't aggle at me, gal! I'm warning ee, if I have any more mizmaze from ee, I'll make things right skaddle." Boggle you may, skedaddle you won't through all these "havey-cavey" goings-on in a turble ... Read full review
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