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That dolphin thing

Author: Ian Bone
Publisher: Ringwood, Victoria, Australia : Puffin Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mac's mum is a professor of jokes. So when she is diagnosed with cancer, Mac decides to make her laugh. He finds a story about a woman whose cancer was discovered by a dolphin, but his mum takes the story seriously, and Mac finds himself agreeing to go swimming with her and the dolphins, despite his fear of the sea.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Bone
ISBN: 0141311266 9780141311265
OCLC Number: 53213735
Description: 189 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ian Bone.

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This was my first mother-hug since I wore shorts and sandals. My shoulder was wet, my mum was sobbing and my brain was in terminal panic! This whole dolphin thing was meant to be a joke, for crying  Read more...

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