Dancing for Danger: A Meggy Tale pdf epub fb2

Dancing for Danger: A Meggy Tale by Margot Griffin, P. Burden pdf epub fb2

Dancing for Danger: A Meggy Tale Author: Margot Griffin, P. Burden
Title: Dancing for Danger: A Meggy Tale
ISBN: 0773761365
ISBN13: 978-0773761360
Other Formats: txt mobi mbr docx
Pages: 94 pages
Publisher: Stoddart Kids; 1 edition (September 1, 2000)
Language: English
Category: Children's Books
Size PDF version: 1620 kb
Size EPUB version: 1490 kb
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction




"Run, Dan, run! This may be the most important hide-and-seek game of our lives."

Danny tumbled. Meggy scooped him up and carried him to the tunnel-like entrance in the hawthorn hedge. She pulled her brother's back to her chest and told him to cover his face with his hands so the thorns wouldn't scratch him. As they trembled there, a rush of footsteps padded by. The sound was too soft for a soldier's boots. Meggy prayed that the owner of the footsteps would soon find a place to hide. She felt something warm on her hands. Blood was trickling down Danny's bare legs where the thorns had scratched them. Still, the hurt was smaller than what they would suffer if the soldiers caught them.

Meggy and Dan escape the notice of the soldiers "this time" but their hedge school is destroyed and they must find another secret place to learn. The English have outlawed the education of Irish Catholics and if they are caught learning, it would mean big trouble for both the children and their families. Meggy and her classmates find another place to learn, but if the soldiers find them again, they may not be so lucky. This is the first of a set of charming stories told with an Irish lilt, a hint of laughter, and sense of high adventure.