By Ann Hood
In ebook 7 of The Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix meet a tender Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the phone) in Edinborough, Scotland, simply as he leaves for a yr along with his grandfather, an elocutionist, in London. whilst the twins get separated from Alexander, they sign up for the millions of orphans within the streets of Victorian London. Maisie turns into an orange vendor and Felix a chimney sweep as they seek the foggy streets for Alexander...and one another. again at domestic, they focus on the impending marriage ceremony of significant Uncle Thorne, who makes them go away Elm Medona and go back to the upstairs servants quarters.
Includes nice non-fiction content material with biographies of Alexander Graham Bell and Charles Dickens and Ann Hood's Favorite proof from her research!
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Then you definately also needs to be a Bell? Alexander—” Aleck used to be nodding. “Right,” he acknowledged. “Alexander Graham Bell. ” The 4 childrens checked out one another. whether they hadn’t simply began a unit on inventors, all of them knew the identify Alexander Graham Bell. “I know,” Aleck stated, false impression their reaction. “Everyone is aware Father for his paintings with language and sound. ” Maisie laughed. “Absolutely,” she stated. Melly winked at Maisie. “Graham,” he acknowledged. “He gave himself that identify to be fancy. ” Aleck missed his brother. “Are you conversant in his process of obvious Speech? ” he requested eagerly. Maisie shook her head. “It’s attention-grabbing, really,” he persevered. “I’d clarify extra day after today, yet I’m off to London to dwell with my grandfather for a 12 months. He’s really renowned himself, as a speech instructor. ” He reduced his voice. “I admit although, I’m a section terrified, i'm. ” “You’re leaving? ” Felix acknowledged. “Afraid so,” Aleck stated. His relations was once relocating towards the go out now, and a distance among the Bells and the youngsters was once constructing. Maisie stood on tiptoe. “Aleck! ” she known as. yet he used to be swept away within the crowd. “Oh no,” Felix groaned. “This is poor. ” “Why? ” Hadley requested him. “We simply met the individual that invents the phone. That’s lovely notable to me. ” Maisie pulled the magnet out of her pocket. “We have to supply this to Aleck,” she defined. “We do? ” Rayne requested. “That skill we need to get to London,” Felix extra. “I love London! ” Rayne acknowledged fortunately. “Don’t you get it? ” Maisie instructed her. “It’s 1862, and we need to determine tips to get from Edinburgh, Scotland, to London. ” “But first,” Felix acknowledged miserably, “we have to discover a position to sleep this night. ” “Maybe the Bells will allow us to stick with them? ” Hadley stated expectantly. “I feel we need to attempt that,” Maisie stated. “Don’t fear, Maisie,” Rayne acknowledged kindly. “We’ll determine it out. in the meantime, have in mind what David Copperfield acknowledged? ‘You’ll locate us tough, sir, yet you’ll locate us prepared. ’ That’s us! ” Maisie groaned. “Great,” she acknowledged. “Just nice. ” “Come on,” Felix acknowledged, glancing round the empty theater. “We need to get out of right here and locate the Bells. ” “Even in the event that they allow us to stick with them,” Maisie acknowledged as they moved towards the go out, “we nonetheless have to be able to get on that educate to London the following day. If we lose Aleck, how do we ever locate him in a urban like London? ” “Oh! ” Rayne acknowledged fortunately. “What an experience! ” Maisie rolled her eyes. “You haven't any idea,” she muttered. They stepped out into the wet evening, the yellow glow of the gaslights hazy within the mist. the road used to be thoroughly empty. No carriages. No humans. It used to be as though the group and the Bells had easily vanished. bankruptcy five noticeable SPEECH by the point Maisie, Felix, and the Ziff twins made their as far back as Charlotte road, the sunshine rain had changed into a gradual one. They have been all chilly and shivering and damp, regardless of their rain apparatus. Maisie stopped in entrance of thirteen Charlotte road, the home she had obvious Aleck’s mom pop out of prior that evening. even if the home was once darkish, Maisie climbed the steps to front door and gave it a tug.