First published in hardback in 1952 by Chambers. Illustrated by Nina K Brisley. Reprinted in 1958. First published in a revised paperback in May 1970 by Armada. Reprinted in 1974, 1978, 1981, 1985, 1986 & 1988.
Aunt Luce is sending her niece, Katharine Gordon, to
the Chalet School. And what a scramble it is to get
her trunk packed on time! When Katharine arrives at the
school, she soon makes friends among the other girls.
She loves all the tennis and swimming--it really is a
Then the mysterious trunk arrives. Although the label says "Gordon", nothing in it belongs to Katharine. Whose trunk is it? And what has happened to Katharine's own trunk? Can it be that Aunt Luce has sent her niece to the wrong Chalet School? - 1970 Armada
"Goodbye, Aunt Luce," cried Katharine Gordon as the school train draws
away from the platform. At last she is safely on her way to her first
term at the Chalet School, despite her vague aunt's highly disorganised
The first sign of trouble is when Katharine's trunk fails to arrive, but she quickly settles in at the school. Then the mysterious trunk turns up. But although it is labelled "Gordon", nothing in it belongs to Katharine! Where has Katharine's own luggage gone? Can it be that Aunt Luce has sent her niece to the wrong Chalet School? - 1988 Armada
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