History Literature / TheSecretIsland

27th Mar '16 3:06:32 AM NondescriptLarva
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''The Secret Island'' is a children's novel by author EnidBlyton. It follows the story of three siblings named Mike, Peggy and Nora. Their parents [[ParentalAbandonment had been lost for two years]] after their attempted to fly to [[LandDownUnder Australia]] with a homemade plane, putting them into the hands of their [[WickedStepmother Uncle Henry and Aunt Harriet]], who made them work in their farm all day long and provided them with nothing but the most basic of needs. Later on, they befriended a local boy called Jack, who lived a similarly unhappy life with his grandpa on the opposite side of a nearby lake. But Jack's got a secret. He knows a island in the middle of the lake, where they can all escape and live happily. So together, they hatched a plan to escape and start a new life.

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''The Secret Island'' is a children's novel by author EnidBlyton. It follows the story of three siblings named Mike, Peggy and Nora. Their parents [[ParentalAbandonment had been lost for two years]] after their attempted to fly to [[LandDownUnder Australia]] with a homemade plane, putting them into the hands of their [[WickedStepmother Uncle Henry and Aunt Harriet]], who made them work in their farm all day long and provided them with nothing but the most basic of needs. Later on, they befriended a local boy called Jack, who lived a similarly unhappy life with his grandpa on the opposite side of a nearby lake. But Jack's got a secret. He knows a of an island in the middle of the lake, lake where they can all escape and live happily. So together, Together, they hatched hatch a plan to escape and start a new life.
18th Sep '12 6:52:50 AM kurohime27
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* CrazyPrepared: The kids, (instructed by Jack) when evading the policemen that were searching for them at the island.
18th Sep '12 6:49:28 AM kurohime27
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* TeamMom: Peggy, who cooks for them, mends their clothes, and takes care of their little family.
18th Sep '12 6:46:44 AM kurohime27
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* BigBrotherInstinct: One of a few reasons Mike wanted to run away is because he wants his sister to get a good life rather then being servants of their aunt and uncle. Later Jack is also this, [[spoiler:going to the mainland even after he almost got caught, just so his adoptive brother and sisters got a special Christmas presents]]
20th Dec '11 12:40:33 PM Prfnoff
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''The Secret Island'' is a children's novel by author EnidBlyton. It follows the story of three siblings named Mike, Peggy and Nora. Their parents [[ParentalAbandonment had been lost for two years]] after their attempted to fly to [[LandDownUnder Australia]] with a homemade plane, putting them into the hands of their [[WickedStepmother Uncle Henry and Aunt Harriet]], who made them work in their farm all day long and provided them with nothing but the most basic of needs. Later on, they befriended a local boy called [[JackAttack Jack]], who lived a similarly unhappy life with his grandpa on the opposite side of a nearby lake. But Jack's got a secret. He knows a island in the middle of the lake, where they can all escape and live happily. So together, they hatched a plan to escape and start a new life.

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''The Secret Island'' is a children's novel by author EnidBlyton. It follows the story of three siblings named Mike, Peggy and Nora. Their parents [[ParentalAbandonment had been lost for two years]] after their attempted to fly to [[LandDownUnder Australia]] with a homemade plane, putting them into the hands of their [[WickedStepmother Uncle Henry and Aunt Harriet]], who made them work in their farm all day long and provided them with nothing but the most basic of needs. Later on, they befriended a local boy called [[JackAttack Jack]], Jack, who lived a similarly unhappy life with his grandpa on the opposite side of a nearby lake. But Jack's got a secret. He knows a island in the middle of the lake, where they can all escape and live happily. So together, they hatched a plan to escape and start a new life.
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