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47 Degrees

47 Degrees

Zeelie wonders if they?re in danger. When temperatures soar to 47 degrees one hot summer day, 12-year-old Zeelie hopes the nearby bushfires everyone?s talking about aren?t heading towards her family?s new home. What will they do if the wind changes direction? What about their bel... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780143789079
Barcode 9780143789079
Published 8 January 2019 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By D'Ath, Justin
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ISBN-13 9780143789079
ISBN-10 0143789074
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 8 January 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By D'Ath, Justin
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Australian
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 188g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 940205

Description of this Book

Zeelie wonders if they?re in danger. When temperatures soar to 47 degrees one hot summer day, 12-year-old Zeelie hopes the nearby bushfires everyone?s talking about aren?t heading towards her family?s new home. What will they do if the wind changes direction? What about their belongings and their beloved pets? And why hasn?t her mum and brother returned from Melbourne? Nothing can prepare Zeelie for what?s to come.

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Author's Bio

Born in New Zealand, Justin D'Ath is one of twelve children. He came to Australia in 1971 to study for missionary priesthood but after three years, left the seminary in the dead of night and spent two years roaming Australia on a motorbike! Whilst doing that he began his writing career contributing pieces for motorbike magazines. He published his first novel for adults in 1989 and this was followed by numerous award-winning short stories, also for adults. Justin has worked in a sugar mill, on a cattle station, in a mine, on an island, in a laboratory, built cars, picked fruit, driven forklifts and taught writing for twelve years. He wrote his first children's book in 1996 and to date he has published over 50 books. He has two children, six grandchildren, and two dogs.

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