This is the first book in the series. It is mainly about how Darrell fits in at the new school and makes friends.
The Blurb on the modern cover of the book reads:
Darrell's off to her new school.
But what has she packed?
1. Tennis Racket (tick)
2. Pocket-money? (tick)
3. A lid for her temper? (x)
Oh dear! Malory Towers has a whole trunkload of trouble to come!
There's Mischief at Malory Towers!
For a detailed description of the plot of the book go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Term_at_Malory_Towers#Blurb
Gwendoline Mary Lacey
Not all characters are listed as the list would be too long.
The First edition of this book was published in 1946. Many different versions have been printed since then.
Today the price for this book is about £4.99 GBP