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The Junkyard Story Series: Episode 7 - The Swindon Air

The proprietor of a travelling FunFair suspects the “sculptures” in the junkyard are more than just sculptures. The boys have to find a way to throw Mr. Cleeker off the trail.

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The Swindon Air


Joe Sakana was the first to notice the sound in the distance. He looked up from his issue of Captain Chickenpants.

“Hey, Mike. Do you hear that buzzing?” said Joe.

“Oh, yeah,” Mike said. “Sounds like a go-kart engine.”

Snappy the robot alligator observed,  “It seems to be getting nearer.” 

Snappy, Mike and Joe sitting down talking.

It was a quiet day in the Swindon junkyard. Joe, Mike and Snappy were reading by their workshop. The robot grasshopper, Ms Ratchet, was giving a tour of her metal flower garden to the mechanical frog, Mayor Crick, and their new neighbour, El Capitan, a turtle made from a Spanish sports car.

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Benefits of reading Junkyard - The Swindon Air

This short story covers the friendship theme. The Swindon Air is written and narrated in the third person. We recommend children with a reading age of 6 - 10 years old for this story.

Who are the main characters in Junkyard - The Swindon Air

The main character in the Junkyard series is ten-year-old Joe Sakana and his best friend Mike Himmel. This is a sci-fi story series set in Swindon where the boys create robots that become characters.