It was the custom for lads to gather at the street corner on summer evenings and discuss trolleying. Spit Nolan was the champion trolley-rider. He had very good balance, sharp wits and he was very brave. The story of Spit Nolan is one of thirteen in this work set in the 1930s.
What is it like to be a fly on the wall in our neighbours houses? With these eight gently humorous stories, Philippa Pearce lifts the lid from the neighbours houses and shows us the lives within. From the author of Toms Midnight Garden and A Dog So Small.