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Nightbirds on Nantucket

Author: Joan Aiken
Publisher: London : Red Fox, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fate of an 11-year-old girl depends on the whimsy of a pink whale. Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home to England. Instead, Captain Casket's ship lands in Nantucket, where Dido and the captain's daughter, Dutiful Penitence, are left in the care of Dutiful's sinister Aunt Tribulation. In Tribulation's farmhouse, life is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Aiken
ISBN: 0099456648 9780099456643
OCLC Number: 53820991
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1966.
Description: 259 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Joan Aiken.

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Shipwrecked Dido Twite, picked up by a whaling ship, finds herself many miles from home and facing deep troubles. Sinister Miss Slighcarp, the governess from Willoughby Chase, makes a reappearance,  Read more...

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