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Pirate's island

Author: John Rowe Townsend
Publisher: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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A tubby, tormented twelve-year-old lets a highly imaginative skinny little eight-year-old girl talk him into friendship and a search for pirates' treasure on a little island in the river that borders their slum; when the object of their search becomes the real treasure that has been stolen from an old man, their efforts bring solutions to some of their own problems.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Townsend, John Rowe.
Pirate's island.
Philadelphia, Lippincott [1968]
(OCoLC)564786213
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rowe Townsend
OCLC Number: 302209
Description: 159 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Rowe Townsend.

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A tubby, tormented twelve-year-old lets a highly imaginative skinny little eight-year-old girl talk him into friendship and a search for pirates' treasure on a little island in the river that borders their slum; when the object of their search becomes the real treasure that has been stolen from an old man, their efforts bring solutions to some of their own problems.

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by ll2 (WorldCat user on 2006-07-09)

Fat Gordon and his only friend, Sheila, try to escape from the slum atmosphere of their neighborhood by searching for a pirate's island.

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