The Call of the Lapwing by Howard Jones

Fun adventure story about a boy who goes into town to visit the fair but wanders into a court room where a young girl is being sentenced for practicing witchcraft. In the exciting and suspenseful climax, he rescues her from prison under the cover of night.



Illustrated hardcover copy from 1961. This story and Jones’ other work, Beware the Hunter! had both been broadcast as plays for the BBC Children’s Hour.




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