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By Erich Kästner

Originally released in 1929, Erich Kästner's attractive story has overjoyed readers old and young for generations. It's Emil's first educate experience on my own and he's excited-and a bit nervous.

On the educate, his fellow passengers are inspired with how well mannered and grown-up Emil is, and the fellow within the bowler hat bargains him a few chocolate-but Emil retains checking his coat pocket, the place he's pinned the money that he's taking to his grandmother. quickly, notwithstanding, Emil unearths himself getting sleepy . . . and the following factor he is aware, the fellow within the bowler hat is long past- and so is the money! With the aid of a few new associates Emil turns into a detective and tracks the thief in the course of the city.

Filled with enduring topics of management, braveness, and teamwork, and the pleasant illustrations of Walter Trier, Emil and the Detectives is a rollicking, heartwarming story come alive.

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He looked up at Bean. “See, we did the weather, too. ” she asked. ” he asked. 61 Oooh! Trick question! Grown-ups were sly. If you said No, they got mad. If you said Yes, they got mad. But you had to say something. ” Bean said firmly. 62 “I don’t think so,” said her dad. He gave her a serious look. Bean tried another way. She made her eyes big. “We did the best we could,” she said in a little voice. Ivy made her eyes big, too, and nodded sadly. Her father frowned at her. “I don’t think so,” he said again sternly.

He gave her a serious look. Bean tried another way. She made her eyes big. “We did the best we could,” she said in a little voice. Ivy made her eyes big, too, and nodded sadly. Her father frowned at her. “I don’t think so,” he said again sternly. “Listen, girls, you promised people news about Pancake Court. You took their money. You have to deliver what you promised. Once you’ve made a real newspaper, with real news, you can have your cheese. ” cried Bean. “It’s perfectly fair,” he said, frowning some more.

But that was back in the old days,” said Bean. “And besides, our newspaper will be great. ” asked Ivy. ” said Bean. “No, that would be copycatting,” Ivy said. “Okay,” Bean said. ” After all, wax was the whole point of the newspaper. Ivy frowned. ” “I am thinking,” Ivy said. She put her feet up on Bean’s wall so that all her blood would go into her head and help her brain. 41 Suddenly Bean slid out of her basket chair and collapsed onto the rug. “The Flipping Pancake! Get it? Because it’s Pancake Court!

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