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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (101 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dick King-Smith Narrator: June Whitfield Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Henrietta Hickthrift decided 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? Read by June Whitfield. Age range 5-9 years.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kristen | 8/3/2013

    " Aunt Heidi began reading this to the kids at cousin camp this past summer (2012). The kids wanted to finish it when we got home. Sweet story enjoyed by all. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lisa Van Oosterum | 5/21/2012

    " I think that the kid's liked this more than I did. Sweet story about a woman who runs away from her old folks home and is adopted by a lovely family It was sweet and a bit boring and a few more references to death than I desired for a bedtime storybook. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Flower | 3/23/2012

    " nice story, unrealistic events, great ending "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rachel | 1/9/2012

    " this is the cutest book... it's about a 75 year old lady who runs away from her "old people's home," as she calls it. so cute!! very easy reading but great story... I really liked it :) "

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About the Author
Author Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith was the pen name of Ronald Gordon King-Smith (1922–2011). He was a prolific English writer of children’s books, best known for The Sheep Pig, or Babe: The Gallant Pig, as it was know in the United States, which won the 1984 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and was adapted as the movie Babe. He was awarded an Honorary Master of Education by the University of the West of England in 1999 and appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2010.