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The garden of STaTuesSupplied by Penguin Books LtdCopyright (c) BBC Worldwide Limited, 2015. Written by Justin Richards. FROZENHOODWORMHOLEKEYSPIPERSTATUESSLITHEENGRUFFGINGERSONTARANCINDERSTWINSHELENAGRIEFSIRGWAINnce upon a time, there was a house at the edge of a town. It was a large house – far larger than the old couple who lived in it needed, but they had lived there since they were very young and saw no reason to leave.As well as being large, the house was also surrounded on all sides by vast gardens – lawns and terraces, fountains and features, flowers and trees stretched out all around it. It was, the old couple knew, an ideal place for children to play, so they didn’t mind the local children sneaking in through the gates or over the walls. In fact, they encouraged it. They loved to hear the sounds of youth, to see the children running and hiding and having fun.The children had come to understand that the old man and woman who lived in the house were very happy for them to play ...