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Brilliant

Author: Roddy Doyle; Chris Judge
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Uncle Ben's Dublin business fails, it's clear to Gloria and Raymond that something is wrong. He just isn't his usual cheerful self. So when the children overhear their granny saying that the Black Dog has settled on Ben's back and he won't be OK until it's gone, they decide they're going to get rid of it. Gathering all their courage the children set out on a midnight quest to hunt down the Black Dog and chase  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roddy Doyle; Chris Judge
ISBN: 9781447248804 1447248805
OCLC Number: 880403678
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Roddy Doyle ; illustrated by Chris Judge.

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A 'brilliant' middle-grade, magical adventure from the world-famous author of The Commitments and The Guts.  Read more...

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The children of Dublin battle a terrible malaise through the use of a special word, and a good dose of magic realism. The Bookseller This novel is simply brilliant, without wanting to say that I had Read more...

 
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