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Pip : the story of Olive

Author: Kim Kane
Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. : Allen and Unwin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Olive Garnaut likes things in pairs. But even with her own perfectly symmetrical family, birthday and bedroom, Olive has only ever felt half. How extraordinary, then, that one day Pip should appear ... ' This is Kim Kane's first novel; her writing is bitingly real and funny and we see her as a new Robin Klein or Jacqueline Wilson. The novel is clearly set in the real world (it will take you right back to being in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Kane
ISBN: 9781741751192 1741751195
OCLC Number: 214329469
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Kim Kane.

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What happened to Olive wasn't because she'd only ever felt half. It didn't even happen because her house was full of crap-knacks and clutter, because she called her mother Mog, or because she knew of  Read more...

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This poignant story of a girl's search for identity and family is at times funny, insightful, thoughtful, and is written with intelligence and exquisite word-craft. I couldn't put it down.' Good Read more...

 
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