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Lizard's tale

Author: Weng Wai Chan
Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria ; London : The Text Publishing Company, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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It's Singapore in 1940, war is just around the corner, but twelve-year-old Lizard doesn't know that. He lives in Chinatown above a tailor's shop, surviving on his wits and hustling for odd jobs. When he steals a small teak box containing a Japanese code book from a Raffles Hotel suite, he finds himself in a dangerous world of wartime espionage. Lizard doesn't know who to trust. How is the mysterious book inside the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chilfren's stories
War stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Spy fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Weng Wai Chan
ISBN: 9781925603910 1925603911
OCLC Number: 1105957199
Target Audience: Ages 9+
Description: 312 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Weng Wai Chan.

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It's Singapore in 1940, war is just around the corner, but twelve-year-old Lizard doesn't know that. He lives in Chinatown above a tailor's shop, surviving on his wits and hustling for odd jobs. When he steals a small teak box containing a Japanese code book from a Raffles Hotel suite, he finds himself in a dangerous world of wartime espionage. Lizard doesn't know who to trust. How is the mysterious book inside the box connected to his friend Lili, a girl full of secrets and fighting skills? Can he trust her, or will she betray him in the end?

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