Author, Lucy Daniels, was born and brought up in the Yorkshire countryside, where she still lives. She has always loved animals. She is a full time writer. In this novel, Houdini, Lydia Fawcett’s prize goat, is in real trouble. And why do you think he is called Houdini? He keeps escaping and eating Mr. Western's prize plants. Now Mr. Western is taking matters into his own hands. Can Mandy and her friend James save the goat and save his home High Cross Farm? This enjoyable little novel is now out of print. It has beautiful ink illustrations interspersed throughout the text.