The Enid Blyton Holiday Book - complete online version

41 Illustrated Children's Stories from Enid Blyton

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IN THE HEART OF THE WOOD
"We only found it a little while ago," began Sally, in a trembling voice. " Nobody else knows anything about it. Please let us go."
The men were very angry to think that their hiding-place had been found. Alf went up the tree and talked to Bill for a long time. Then he called to the children.
" Look out down there! There's a sack coming. Mind your heads! "
Benny pushed Sally aside. A sack came down and landed with a thud. The children were astonished. Were the men going to go on using the tree then?
" We're coming back at midnight to fetch the things," called down Alf. " And you're going to stay down there in the tree, see, so that you can't go and tell anyone. If you're good children maybe we'll let you out then—if you're not we'll leave you down in the hollow! "
Sally gave a squeal. " Oh don't leave us here now. It's getting dark. Do, do let us go home. We won't say a word."
The men pulled up the rope that hung down into the hollow. Without
The men began to climb up the tree. 200
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