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A Ticket for Taffy

Plot

Aileen Shaw’s family had to emmigrate to Canada after her father’s business failed. Mr Shaw’s brother offered pay for tickets for family, but couldn’t afford a ticket for Taffy, Aileen’s adored pony, so she was determined to earn money herself.

Notes

  • Has a similar plot to A Ticket for Timmy written by Maureen Hartley, though in that story the animal was a sheepdog.

Appeared

  • A Ticket for Taffy – Tracy: #120 (16 January 1982) – #129 (20 March 1982)

The Rich Kids

Plot

The only rich thing about Kate and Pete Rich, was their name until their Grandad, with whom they lived with since their parents died, won a fortune on the pools. Grandad was determined the win wouldn’t change their lifestyle, but the Rich Kids had other ideas.

Notes

Appeared

  • The Rich Kids – Suzy: #237 (21 March 1987) – #244 (9 May 1987)

Little Miss Moneybags [1970]

Plot

Tracey Betts was form captain of 4B at Barnsdale School for girls She also had another job at the school as trustee of the Wendell Trust fund, which passed to her after her mother’s death. While previously the fund had been small it seems this year there was a lot more money to come and Tracey was to have final say in everything, which didn’t please Miss Glebe, the headmistress. Tracey also had an ally in the mysterious cleaner, Mrs Tuffet.

Notes

Appeared

  • Little Miss Moneybags– Mandy: #195 (10 October 1970) – (?)