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Looking For Africa.

Author: Derek Reid
Publisher: Ilfracombe : Arthur H Stockwell Ltd, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Matty's quest is to find his father, who is a British soldier serving in Africa during the Second World War. The boy forms a friendship with Boxer, a homeless boy he discovers living rough in a disused brick kiln with a mouse called Smokey. Together with a stray dog they call Tonka the friends make preparations to sail to Africa in a stolen barrage balloon. Matty is sure the balloon will take him there and bring his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reid, Derek.
Looking for Africa.
Luton : Andrews UK, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Reid
ISBN: 9780722344507 0722344503 9780722344491 072234449X
OCLC Number: 909290677
Notes: Matty's quest is to find his father, a soldier serving in Africa. He makes friends with Boxer and a stray dog called Tonka and they prepare to go to Africa in a stolen barrage balloon. But an evil presence, Devil Jack, is determined to wreck their plans.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Front matter; Title page; Publisher information; Body matter; Introduction; Chapter 1 --
1942, Jimmy Brown's Ghost; Chapter 2 --
The Robin; Chapter 3 --
The Balloon; Chapter 4 --
Boxer and Smokey; Chapter 5 --
Tonka; Chapter 6 --
The Wicker Basket; Chapter 7 --
The Tunnel; Chapter 8 --
The Devil Jack in the Pillbox; Chapter 9 --
The Body of Little Jimmy Brown; Chapter 10 --
The Stack; Chapter 11 --
The Big Five Meeting; Chapter 12 --
First Sighting of the Shape; Chapter 13 --
Invasion; Chapter 14 --
The Houseboat; Chapter 15 --
A Dare for Boxer; Chapter 16 --
Mrs Kilby. Chapter 17 --
The ThievesChapter 18 --
To School; Chapter 19 --
The Workhouse; Chapter 20 --
Barley Field House; Chapter 21 --
The Fairground; Chapter 22 --
Our Empty House; Chapter 23 --
Little Johnny Walker; Chapter 24 --
Horror in Brampton Wood; Chapter 25 --
The Regatta Preparation; Chapter 26 --
The Strange World of Mr Pym; Chapter 27 --
Regatta Weekend; Chapter 28 --
Back to My House; Chapter 29 --
A Note to Mum; Chapter 30 --
Back at the Kiln; Chapter 31 --
Crossing the River; Back matter; Also available.

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Matty's quest is to find his father, a British soldier serving in Africa during the Second World War. The boy forms a friendship with Boxer, a homeless boy he finds living rough in a disused brick  Read more...

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