Frenchman’s Secret

Ruth and Roy have come to live at the Mill House, and meet the Punchbowl Farm people.

Publishing history
Collins, London, 1956, illus Geoffrey Whittam
Children’s Book Club, 1958
Collins, London, 1964 (six-shilling edition)
Armada, pb, 1965
Girls Gone By, Bath, 2013

Ruth and Roy have come to live at the Mill House, and meet the Punchbowl Farm people. When Lindsay finds an old map, she wonders if there is treasure still buried in the dam which keeps water back above the Mill House. Roy decides to blow a small hole in the dam to find out.

Other editions

Punchbowl Farm series 
No Mistaking Corker
Black Hunting Whip
Punchbowl Midnight
Spirit of Punchbowl Farm
The Wanderer
Punchbowl Harvest
Frenchman’s Secret
The Cownappers
The Outsider
Fire in the Punchbowl
The Wild One

 

 

 

 

Monica Edwards