The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters (The Five Find-Outers, Book 4)

The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters (The Five Find-Outers, Book 4)

Enid Blyton

Language: English

Pages: 86

ISBN: 0603564305

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

A fantastic children’s crime story from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton.

Pip and Bets' housemaid receives a spiteful letter in the post. Then Mrs Moon receives one too. Who would want to make them so miserable? By piecing together the clues, the Find-Outers are determined to find the culprit. See how they get on in The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters. The Mystery series follows the adventures of ‘The Five Find Outers’ - Pip, Bets, Larry, Daisy and Fatty, as they solve the most unusual crime cases with the help of their dog Buster.












these letters - and that they all come from Sheepsale and are posted at or before 11.45 - and that possibly the letter-writer may catch the 10.15 bus from Peterswood.’ �All we’ve found out!’ said Fatty. �Gosh, I think we’ve discovered an enormous lot. Don’t you realize that we’re really on the track now - the track of this beastly letter-writer. Why, if we want to, we can go and see him - or her - on Monday morning!’ The others stared at Fatty, puzzled. �We’ve only got to catch that 10.15

the inn in about ten minutes’ time, feeling delighted with himself because he had come out second in the match. Fatty padded behind him for a little way, then ran across the road, got in front of Mr. Goon, came across again at a corner, walked towards the policeman and bumped violently into him. �Hey!’ said the policeman, all his breath knocked out of him. �Hey! Look where you’re going now.’ He flashed his torch and saw the red-headed telegraph-boy. �Sorry, sir, I do beg your pardon,’ said

swoop down rather low. �Do you know what it is, sir?’ �Flying Fortress,’ said the man, without even looking up. As the aeroplane had only two engines and not four, this was quite wrong and Fatty knew it. He looked at his fellow passenger in despair. How could he ever get anything out of him? �I’m going to Sheepsale market,’ he said. �Are you, sir?’ There was no answer. Fatty wished Buster would bite the man’s ankles. �Do you know if this is Buckle Village we’re passing?’ asked Fatty, as they

Fatty. �As for the disguises - well, I mean to be a famous detective when I grow up - and I’m just practising, that’s all. I have been looking into the mystery of the anonymous letter-writing - and by great good luck I’ve had a whole lot of clues thrust upon me. As a matter of fact we were going to tell you the whole thing as soon as we got back.’ �Ho yes!’ said Mr. Goon disbelievingly. �That will do, Goon,’ said the Inspector. �What are these clues, Frederick, that you’ve had thrust upon you?’

There was a silence. Put like that it seemed extremely likely. What a shame to be kept out of a mystery when they were such very good detectives! �What’s more, I think the mystery’s got something to do with Gladys,’ said Fatty. �Fancy! To think there may have been something going on under our very noses and we didn’t know it! There we were snooping about in barns and sheds and all the time there was a mystery in Pip’s own house!’ �Well - we’ll jolly well find out what it is!’ said Larry. �And

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