It was pouring with rain and they were soaked as they arrived at the front door in fits of laughter. ‘Magic!’ said the boy. ‘Hook, line and sinker!’ said the girl. They had been laughing so much that they hadn’t noticed the noise they had been making, let alone that they had been followed home.  Listening closely, just around the corner, the shopkeeper, with a brick in his hand, was about to exact his revenge.