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A thief in the village

Author: James Berry
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of nine short stories about life in contemporary Jamaica, on such subjects as a young boy's desire to buy shoes for the cricket team and a girl's adventures on a coconut plantation.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Berry
ISBN: 024112011X 9780241120118
OCLC Number: 59166094
Awards: Smarties Prize for Children's Books 1987 winner.
Description: 97 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Becky and the wheels-and-brake boys --
A thief in the village --
Tukku-Tukku and Sampson --
All other days run into Sunday --
The mouth-organ boys --
Elias and the mongoose --
The pet, the sea and Little Buddy --
Fanso and Granny-Flo --
The banana tree.
Responsibility: James Berry.

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A collection of nine short stories about life in contemporary Jamaica, on such subjects as a young boy's desire to buy shoes for the cricket team and a girl's adventures on a coconut plantation.

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