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A friend in paradise

Author: Des Hunt
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After his father dies of cancer, Robbie goes to spend the holidays with his Uncle Jim, on a farm near Opotiki where his father grew up. There he makes an amazing discovery in the bush, uncovers a wildlife smuggling operation, and almost loses his life on White Island. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories, New Zealand
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Des Hunt
ISBN: 1869504429 9781869504427 1869504356 9781869504359
OCLC Number: 129939770
Awards: Short-listed for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Junior Fiction 2003
Target Audience: Novel for children.
Description: 140 p. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Des Hunt.

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When 12 year old Robbie's father dies of cancer, he starts to spin out of control. Sent to his uncle's farm, Robbie's life becomes very interesting when he finds a previously unknown species of giant  Read more...

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