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Author: Ingrid Law
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Mibs Beaumont's family, the day of their thirteenth birthday is amazing - This is the day when they each receive their special talent or savvy - Her brother Rocket can send static shocks across the room while brother Fish can make huges changes to the weather - On her thirteenth birthday, Mib's father lies in hospital in a coma - She has to reach him, and the only way there is on the Pink Bible bus.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Law
ISBN: 9780141324197 0141324198
OCLC Number: 222152797
Awards: Newbery Honor Book 2009.
Description: 261 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ingrid Law.

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For Mibs Beaumont's family, the day of their thirteenth birthday could be an adventure or a disaster. It's when they get an extra-special talent. But on Mibs' special day, their Poppa lies in a coma  Read more...

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A quirky feel-good narrative with a homespun warmth * Sunday Times * The countrified fantasy elements are great fun, and Mibs' tenderness towards her father and other storm-tossed characters is Read more...

 
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