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The Knot Impossible : Rufkin's travels in four acts

Author: Barbara Else; Sam Broad
Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Gecko Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rufkin must learn to try harder. He is sent to work in a salvage yard, where vicious cave lizards lurk in the mud, among rusting ship hulks saved for scrap. When he hears a small voice cry "Help!" from the riverbank mangroves, Rufkin and his reluctant new neighbour, Nissy, are caught up in a perilous sea adventure that threatens to bring the end-of-days. Rufkin, the boy who suffers stage-fright, is suddenly centre  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Action and adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Steampunk fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Else; Sam Broad
ISBN: 9781776570041 1776570049 1776570030 9781776570034
OCLC Number: 928991665
Notes: Novel for children.
Target Audience: Primary, intermediate
Description: 325 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: A plague of cave-lizards --
The end-of-days --
Restless adventurers --
The necessary child.
Responsibility: by Barbara Else ; with illustrations by Sam Broad.

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"Rufkin must learn to try harder. He is sent to work in a salvage yard, where vicious cave lizards lurk in the mud, among rusting ship hulks saved for scrap. When he hears a small voice cry "Help!" from the riverbank mangroves, Rufkin and his reluctant new neighbour, Nissy, are caught up in a perilous sea adventure that threatens to bring the end-of-days. Rufkin, the boy who suffers stage-fright, is suddenly centre stage: the only one who can right an ancient wrong and save the kingdom"--Back cover.

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