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A touching story of success against the odds, loss, and becoming a legend.

11-year-old Robert is asked by the beautiful Mrs. Rendall to catch the infamous 'Girt Pike' from her pond. Too poor to buy the appropriate fishing rod for the daunting task, Robert fashions his own, proving to himself, Mrs. Rendall and the rest of the village that he is capable of anything. However, it is not all happy endings . . .

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Notwithstanding.

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    9781448128914

    November 17, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    26 pages

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