StoryPlanet English story: Freddy Finds a Treasure

Writer: Anette John                CEFR Level: B1

Synopsis: When a family moves into a new home, their son Freddy becomes obsessed with finding out what’s behind a mysterious door in the kitchen. Inspired by his hero Sherlock Holmes, his relentless investigations finally lead him to getting behind the door, and its secrets from the past. An entertaining nod to the stockpiling frenzy of 2020.

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