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Danny, an obedient, caring, and well-cultured boy was brought up by his father with lots of care and love. A strong bond and attachment had formed. Danny thought himself to be lucky to have a father like he had. Danny was so attached to his father and trusted him so much, that the idea of his father hiding something from him did not even cross his mind.
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But one day, 9-year old Danny found the truth to the one secret that his father had hidden from him. He woke up one night to find that he was the only one at home. He found that his father had gone out. That night, Danny found out his father's one vice; hunting pheasants. He also found his father's biggest enemy, Victor Hazell. Victor Hazell was a famous, rich landowner, who was known for his pheasants. A season for pheasant hunting occurred every year on his land. It was very popular.

Danny found out that his father wanted to make his rival's event a failure. But his father's plans weren't working. Suddenly, Danny hatched an excellent plan. The twosome had only two days, to kill a lot of pheasants. So, they got to work. Danny and his father filled berries with sleeping powder. They knew that the pheasants ate berries, and planned to put all the pheasants to sleep and take them away. So, they got a lot of berries ready, and then set them for the pheasants.
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Danny loves his dad and their cozy life in the gypsy caravan behind the filling station where his father works. They tell stories, build hot air balloons, and work on cars together. But Danny discovers his father's exciting secret. His father is a pheasant poacher! Can Danny help his father beat mean Mr. Hazel and catch the most pheasants of ALL TIME?!
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   bird Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   father Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 7-10 Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   hunting animal

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Forest?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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