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A Different Land

A Different Land (Paperback)

By Jennings, Paul
Illustrated by Kelly, Geoff

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A tiny pub with a dirt floor and corrugated iron walls. A caravan containing the remnants of a dead pig. Snakes, bugs and torrential rain. Not what Christopher's family expected when they crossed the sea to find a new life. Add a landlord who's not what he seems, and Christopher ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781760528720
Barcode 9781760528720
Published 3 September 2019 by Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781760528720
ISBN-10 1760528722
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 3 September 2019
International Release Date 1 April 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Jennings, Paul
Illustrated by Kelly, Geoff
Category Adventure Stories
Australian
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Weight 120g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 994272

Description of this Book

A tiny pub with a dirt floor and corrugated iron walls. A caravan containing the remnants of a dead pig. Snakes, bugs and torrential rain. Not what Christopher's family expected when they crossed the sea to find a new life. Add a landlord who's not what he seems, and Christopher finds himself facing challenges he could never have imagined. Will he ever be able to make a home for himself in this strange and different land? From the author of A Different Boy and A Different Dog, long-listed for the prestigious UK Carnegie Medal.

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Author's Bio

Paul Jennings has written over one hundred stories and has won every Australian children's choice book award. Since the publication of Unreal! in 1985, readers all around the world have loved his books. The top-rating TV series Round the Twist and Driven Crazy were based on a selection of his enormously popular short-story collections such as Unseen! In 1995 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to children's literature and he was awarded the prestigious Dromkeen Medal in 2001.

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