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The chewing-gum rescue and other stories

Author: Margaret Mahy; Jan Ormerod
Publisher: London : Dent, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eleven stories ranging from the fantastic to the absurd. In the title story Mr Frisbee's prize angora goats are saved from the infamous Gargle Goat Thief Gang by his five daughters armed with Dr Gumption's Triple Super Duper Minty-mint Gum.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mahy; Jan Ormerod
ISBN: 0460060848 9780460060844
OCLC Number: 12995194
Notes: Children's stories by a New Zealander.
Description: 141 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The chewing-gum rescue --
The giant's bath --
The midnight story on Griffon Hill --
The pumpkins of witch Crunch --
The world's highest tray cloth --
The boy who made things up --
The tatty patchwork rubbish dump dancers --
The travelling boy and the stay-at-home bird --
Gloves and gardens --
The singing bus queue --
The devil and the corner grocer.
Responsibility: Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Jan Ormerod.

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Eleven stories ranging from the fantastic to the absurd. In the title story Mr Frisbee's prize angora goats are saved from the infamous Gargle Goat Thief Gang by his five daughters armed with Dr Gumption's Triple Super Duper Minty-mint Gum.

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