Gang Petition ‘It won't work,’ grumbled Dennis. ‘We're just wasting time. I vote we play cricket.’ ‘Shut up Dismal,’ growled Jenno. ‘It'll work orright.’ ‘It's got to,’ said Winnifred. ‘Think of poor old Dummy.’ ‘Daniel,’ I corrected. ‘Mr Pearce,’ said Winnifred. ‘Let Dismal go and play cricket if he wants,’ said Leta. ‘But he'll have a job bowling to himself. We're staying. We've got a petition to write.’ ‘That's right,’ said Roy. ‘Now how should we start?’ ‘Dear King George,’ proposed Dismal. ‘Thought yew wanted ter play cricket,’ said Jenno. ‘Not any fun on my own. Besides if you all want to be stupid, I might as well help you.’ ‘Shut up Dismal,’ said everyone. Extract: There’s big trouble brewing in Widdlington during the summer holidays of 1941. Dummy gets turned off the allotments by the Women’s Land Army. His livelihood growing vegetables is thereby threatened. He is accused of sabotaging the war effort. The vicar is implicated. Jenno believes she can save the situation. The kids of the Lions Avenue Lot get working on her plan. To succeed, Peter must visit London secretly. The air-raids in the capital are bad. To browse at Amazon Kindle USA - click here To browse at Amazon Kindle UK - click here To browse the paperback at Amazon UK - click here To browse the paperback at Amazon USA - click here To browse the paperback on Wordery - click here To browse the paperback at The Book Depository - click here To see the “Gang Petition” TRAILER - click here “Gang Petition” was honoured with the award of the Book Readers Appreciation Medallion in March 2015