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Tennis ​Shoes is about the Heath family: Jim and Susan (twins), Nicky and David. Their father is a doctor, and their mother „just the right sort of wife for a doctor”. Also in the household are Annie (formerly a circus acrobat, now their cook), and Miss Pinn ("Pinny") who was trained as a governess, but is more of a „mother's help”, since all of the children go to school.

Dr Heath's father had once been first class at tennis, and he encourages the children to take it up. He gives them a fancy moneybox – the „Tennis House” – and says they should all try to save money to pay for racquets, balls, and anything else they might need.

Initially, the children are taught by their father. Jim has some ability, but is not a particularly good student, as he argues with his father, and can be rather stubborn. Susan is extremely promising, gaining success in tournaments, and recognition by the press. Nicky has a natural aptitude, but, like Jim, is not a good student, and is also… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1937

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224 oldal · ISBN: 1903252083
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Dell, New York, 1984
208 oldal · ISBN: 044048605X

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