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Gabriel-Ernest and Other Tales

A collection of stories by

The local landowner Van Cheele experiences an unnerving encounter with a youth sunning himself near a pond, and starts to wonder if there is any connection between this wild-looking boy and the recent disappearances of poultry, hares, lambs and, more alarmingly, an infant child in the area. To his astonishment, he discovers the next day that his aunt has decided to take the boy in, buying him a suit of clothes and naming him Gabriel-Ernest. Van Cheele remains suspicious, especially when it is revealed that there is something supernatural about their new ward...

Genre: Children's Fiction

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June 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Gabriel-Ernest and Other Tales: Illustrated by Quentin Blake (Alma Classics Junior)
Author(s): Saki
Publisher: Alma Books
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