The Ship of Adventure (Adventure Series)
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The sixth exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series
An amazing voyage around the beautiful Greek islands becomes an exciting quest to find the lost treasure of the Andra! Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot are plunged into a search for hidden riches—with some ruthless villains hot on their trail! Will they find the treasure before it's too late?
relaxed. Come on � we’ll go to the shop now.” They went to the little shop. The Greek woman who kept it showed all her white teeth in a pleased smile when she saw the children with Kiki and Micky. “Ah, Kiki, Micky, and what mischief have you done?” she asked, tickling the little monkey and poking Kiki in the chest. “One, two, three, GO!” Kiki immediately made a noise like a pistol-shot, which was just what the little Greek woman meant her to do. She was quite familiar with Kiki’s ways, and
gone by. Jack pored over the map, his imagination giving him picture after picture, and making him stirred and excited. He gave a deep sigh, which Kiki immediately echoed. If only he could go to Thamis � to that city by the sea � if only he could just have a look at it! But it would be Mr. Eppy who would do that � Mr. Eppy who knew all the islands by heart, and who could afford to hire ships to go from one to the other, exploring each one as he pleased. Jack folded up the map with another sigh.
that!” said Dinah, pleased. She had been thinking they would have nothing to eat. “We can go and tuck in straight away,” said Bill. “We’ll find somewhere to sleep all right � it’s very warm, and we shan’t take any harm. I don’t particularly want to go and find one of those farms we saw, in case Andros takes it into his head to call back for us. He must have gone crazy.” It was a curious evening that they all spent on Thamis. They went to find the store of food and had a very good meal indeed.
understand a word. They were obviously looking for something, Bill thought � and then he suddenly guessed what it was. The food perhaps! Maybe the boy had brought it for them � and they hadn’t been there � but Bill had, and had got it instead. Now the men were looking for it, sure that the boy had dumped it somewhere. “They’ll look in here then, sure as anything,” thought Bill. But they didn’t. Just as they got to the broken doorway, near where the parrot was perched, Kiki went off like a
would bring such a precious thing with you!” Jack was silent. Of course � that was why Mr. Eppy had sent the boat away without them � he meant to get the plan! And as he thought of that, Jack also thought of something else � something absolutely maddening. He had the plan on him � the redrawn one. He had looked at it with Bill, underground, and hadn’t given it back! Suppose Mr. Eppy searched him? He would most certainly find it! How could he destroy it before he was searched? “It was you, I