Emil and the Three Twins by Erich Kastner
  

Emil and the Three Twins

Written by Erich Kastner

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Fans of Emil and the Detective will love this second adventure in which the characters, on holiday at the seaside, have a new adventure.
Meeting the three Byrons, father and sons Mackie and Jackie, Emil and his friends soon get involved in a plot to abandon one of them and the exciting rescue the follows! Action packed and full of boyish energy, it also conjures up wonderful images of a previous period.

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Emil and the Three Twins by Erich Kastner

Password Emil!' Emil and the detectives are on holiday by the seaside when they meet the three Byrons. One Byron is the father and the other two are the sons, Mackie and Jackie. Jackie is bigger than Mackie and Byron Senior is very annoyed about it. But what is Jackie to do? When Emil and the detectives discover that the father is planning to desert poor Jackie they are determined to come to the rescue but not before they've been cast away on a desert island...

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? When Emil and the detectives discover that the father is planning to desert poor Jackie they are determined to come to the rescue but not before they've been cast away on a desert island...BACKSTORY: Test your knowledge of Emil and his friends and discover some fun seaside activities!

About the Author

Erich Kastner

Erich Kästner was born in Dresden in 1899. He is the author of many novels in children's books, poems and essays. Together with other German writers, he tried to attack Hitler's totalitarism and lack of freedom with humour and pacifist ideas.
Kästner's children's books reflected his social optimism based on his belief in the renewing power of the each new generation of youth. He was awarded with the Hans Christian Andersen in 1960. Though he became popular through his children's books, he was also very successful among adults as a novelist and poet.

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Format

Paperback
240 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Erich Kastner
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Publisher

Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage

Publication date

6th September 2012

ISBN

9780099573678

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