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The Treasure Box

The Treasure Box (Hardback)

By Wild, Margaret
Illustrated by Blackwood, Freya

As the library burns, Peter and his father flee their home, taking with them a book more precious than jewels - a book that tells the story of their people. When Peter loses his father and has to walk over the mountains, he must bury their treasure in an iron box to protect it, l... read full description below.

ISBN 9780670073658
Barcode 9780670073658
Published 30 January 2013 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780670073658
ISBN-10 0670073652
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Viking Australia
Publication Date 30 January 2013
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
Illustrated by Blackwood, Freya
Category General Picture Books
Sophisticated Picture Books
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 234mm
Height: 276mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 419g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code A823.40
Catalogue Code 303416

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Description of this Book

When the enemy bombed the library, everything burned. As war rages, Peter and his father flee their home, taking with them a treasure box that holds something more precious than jewels. They journey through mud and rain and long cold nights, and soon their survival becomes more important than any possessions they carry. But as the years go by, Peter never forgets the treasure box, and one day he returns to find it...

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Author's Bio

Margaret Wild has written over twenty books. Jenny Angel (which was inspired by her brother's death at the age of seven), illustrated by Anne Spudvilas, Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks and The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas are all winners of the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award. Freya Blackwood is one of the most talented children's illustrators in the world today. Her stunning and iconic illustrations perfectly capture the warmth and complexity of growing up. Her most recent books are Maudie and Bear, Harry and Hopper, Her Mother's Face and Amy and Louis.

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