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The Knot Impossible

The Knot Impossible

"Rufkin must learn to try harder. He is sent to work in a salvage yard, where vicious cave lizards lurk in the mud, among rusting ship hulks saved for scrap. When he hears a small voice cry Help! from the riverbank mangroves, Rufkin and his reluctant new neighbour, Nissy, are cau... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781776570041
Barcode 9781776570041
Published 1 November 2015 by Gecko Press
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Else, Barbara
Illustrated by Broad, Sam
Series Tales of Fontania
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781776570041
ISBN-10 1776570049
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 1 November 2015
International Publication Date 10 August 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Else, Barbara
Illustrated by Broad, Sam
Series Tales of Fontania
Category Adventure Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 328
Dimensions Width: 134mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 344g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 603433

Description of this Book

The fourth and final installment in the thrilling Tales of Fontania quartet. Rufkin, a perpetual no-hoper, is left to work in a salvage yard while his celebrity parents and talented siblings go on a summer acting tour. At the salvage yard, Rufkin meets Nissy and a small boy who can only say Help! . Soon they are caught up in a magical adventure. Bursting with humour and mystery, this is the spectacular conclusion to Barbara Else's award-winning series.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Barbara Else is one of New Zealand's most successful writers, for adults and children. Her Tales of Fontania series-including The Travelling Restaurant-has been published around the world and her 2018 release Go Girl: A Storybook of Epic NZ Women is a bestseller. Else is a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to literature, and has worked as a university tutor, editor and freelance writer. She lives in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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