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The Finding (Puffin Story Books) Nina Bawden

The Finding (Puffin Story Books)

Nina Bawden

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Since nobody knows Alexs birthday (he was found abandoned, at the age of 5 months next to Cleopatras Needle on the Embankment), he celebrates his finding day every year. On his eleventh finding day, Alexs gran takes him to visit old Mrs Angel, herMoreSince nobody knows Alexs birthday (he was found abandoned, at the age of 5 months next to Cleopatras Needle on the Embankment), he celebrates his finding day every year. On his eleventh finding day, Alexs gran takes him to visit old Mrs Angel, her neighbour, who gives him a photo of a girl in an old photograph frame. The girl in the photo, Mrs Angels daughter who disappeared years ago, looks a bit like Alex. When Mrs Angel dies a few days later, it is discovered that she has left a fortune to Alex. Mrs Angels nephew, her only relative and an extremely nasty man, is furious. Soon the local papers get hold of the story and Alexs family is pestered by reporters. Eventually Alex cant bear to see his mother so upset and, feeling its all his fault, he runs away. After an adventures which becomes frightening, Alex is reunited and everything is sorted out.