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Author: Errol Broome
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin ; [London] : [Frances Lincoln, distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Freddie's seeds grow in the Australian bush, so does his friendship with a secretive pen pal, Anke.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Epistolary fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Errol Broome
ISBN: 1741148642 9781741148640
OCLC Number: 70264442
Notes: Originally published: 1991.
Awards: Shortlisted for Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year: Upper Primary Children 2007.
Description: 123 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Errol Broome.
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Told through letters between a city girl and a country boy, this is a story, with themes of growing up, loss, handicap, migrant experience, friendship, love that leads to marriage, and the greening  Read more...

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