Publishing history
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1937, illus Bobri.
Puffin Story Books, pb, 1953, illus Charlotte Hough
A A Knopf, New York, 1938, 291 pp.

Jill and Andy Meadows, their cousin Nigel, and their friends Gay and John set off on a trek across the New Forest. This trek is supposed to teach them, and their cousin Nigel in particular, to fend for themselves, which they certainly do. The usual alarums and excursions happen: Nigel’s pony is stolen, and they manage to thwart a cunning bit of espionage.

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Ann Stafford