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The Wylder Valley 21
fierce in situations like this and need correct handling. You three should go back indoors,' she said to the children.
'Wow!' exclaimed Jacob, climbing the fence. 'That's the first time I've have seen a real badger, Mum. Look at all that blood!'
The children ran upstairs to look out of a bedroom window to see what would happen to the animal. Lily became excited. 'Look, it's snowing. Hooray!'
When the door opened, the animals had scurried away with the cart and returned to the meadow. They had talked for a while before going back to their homes. The sadness they each felt was obvious. Edward and Tom accompanied the animals from Barns Wood as they walked home along the footpath.

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