The Wind on the Moon


Author: Eric Linklater
Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley

9780099582861 | PB | pp. 448 | 2013 | Vintage

When the wind on the moon blew straight into Dinah and Dorinda’s heaerts, they get transformed into kangaroos. They terrorise the sleepy town of Midmeddlecum with glee.

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When the wind on the moon blew straight into Dinah and Dorinda’s hearts it meant that they couldn’t help but behave badly for a whole year. Transformed into kangaroos,they terrorise the sleepy town of Midmeddlecum with glee. But what they didn’t count on was being locked in a zoo. Things get even stickier for the mischievous sisters when they learn their father has been imprisoned in a dungeon by Count Hulagu Bloot, the tyrant of Bombardy. Their poor father! Can they rescue him in time?

Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can find out what life was like when this book was written and meet some more naughty children!


Eric Linklater
Illustrator: Nicolas Bentley







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About the Contributors

Eric Linklater wrote scores of novels for adults and children. He also was a journalist in India, commander of a wartime fortress in the Orkney Islands, and rector of Aberdeen University.

Nicolas Bentley was an illustrator who also drew the pictures for the first edition of T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.


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