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Under the Mountain

Author: Maurice Gee

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Book Cover:  Under the Mountain

Beneath the extinct volcanoes surrounding the city, giant creatures are waking from a spellbound sleep that has lasted thousands of years.  Their goal is the destruction of the world.

Rachel and Theo Matheson are twins.  Apart from having red hair, there is nothing remarkable about them - or so they think.  They are horrified to discover that they have a strange and awesome destiny. ...

Beneath the extinct volcanoes surrounding the city, giant creatures are waking from a spellbound sleep that has lasted thousands of years.  Their goal is the destruction of the world.

Rachel and Theo...

Published: 23/11/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143305019
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Book Cover: The Fat Man

When people like Herbert Muskie take up residence in your mind, there's nothing you can do to get them out.

Colin Potter is a skinny boy, hungry for chocolate. Herbert Muskie is enormously fat, hungry for revenge. A dramatic encounter down at the creek forges an unhappy alliance between the vindictive man and the fearful child.

But who is the fat man and why does he hate the people of Loomis? What...

When people like Herbert Muskie take up residence in your mind, there's nothing you can do to get them out.

Colin Potter is a skinny boy, hungry for chocolate. Herbert Muskie is enormously fat, hungry...

Published: 24/11/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143304074
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Book Cover: The Fat Man
Published: 24/11/2008
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ISBN: 9781742288482
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Book Cover:  Gool
Published: 02/06/2008
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742288505
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Book Cover:  Hostel Girl

A letter for Gloria was waiting in the rack. The envelope looked ordinary - Miss Gloria Wood written in ink - but Ailsa knew that crazy words lay hidden inside.

Ailsa takes a dislike to Calum Page from the day she is invited to play tennis with his sister. The Pages looks down on her because her mother is the matron at Woburn Hostel, but Ailsa enjoys her life there. In particular, she is fascinated...

A letter for Gloria was waiting in the rack. The envelope looked ordinary - Miss Gloria Wood written in ink - but Ailsa knew that crazy words lay hidden inside.

Ailsa takes a dislike to Calum Page from...

Published: 07/04/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143303862
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Book Cover:  Orchard Street
Published: 07/04/2008
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742288536
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Book Cover:  Orchard Street

There's no street like Orchard Street, and no year like 1951. So much happened to me and my family, and to Teresa and hers, that our lives could never be the same.

Some very strange things are happening in Orchard Street. Ossie's dad is doing something illegal under the house; everyone is talking about the waterfront strike; adults are behaving in odd ways towards each other - and Ossie is falling...

There's no street like Orchard Street, and no year like 1951. So much happened to me and my family, and to Teresa and hers, that our lives could never be the same.

Some very strange things are happening...

Published: 07/04/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143303879
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Book Cover: The Champion

What do you answer when people say, 'Who was the most important person you've ever known?'... It was Jackson Coop. He changed my life - Jackson and the things that happened in those two weeks.

It is summer 1943 in a small New Zealand town, and a wounded American soldier is coming to stay with 12-year-old Rex and his family. Rex is full of expectations, but from the moment Jackson steps down from the...

What do you answer when people say, 'Who was the most important person you've ever known?'... It was Jackson Coop. He changed my life - Jackson and the things that happened in those two weeks.

It is summer...

Published: 07/04/2008
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ISBN: 9780143303886
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Published:23/11/2009
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price:AUD $17.95
ISBN-13:9781742287195
ISBN-10:1742287190
Publisher:Penguin NZ

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