Tingleberries, tuckertubs and telephones : a tale of love and ice-cream (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Tingleberries, tuckertubs and telephones : a tale of love and ice-cream

Author: Margaret Mahy; Robert Stærmose
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Saracen Hobday is a terribly shy orphan who lives on a secluded island with his grandmother. But when Granny, a former detective inspector, rushes off in pursuit of the wicked pirate chief, Grudge Gallows, Saracen finds himself forced to cope with the unexpected. Suggested level: primary.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Children's stories, New Zealand
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mahy; Robert Stærmose
ISBN: 0670863319 9780670863310
OCLC Number: 34141813
Notes: A children's story by a New Zealand author.
"First published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1995"--Title page verso.
"A Vanessa Hamilton book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of NZLIA Children's Book Award Esther Glen Medal 1996
Target Audience: "Ages 8-12"--Front jacket flap.
Description: 95, [1] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Robert Staermose.

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Saracen Hobday is a terribly shy orphan who lives on a secluded island with his grandmother. But when Granny, a former detective inspector, rushes off in pursuit of the wicked pirate chief, Grudge Gallows, Saracen finds himself forced to cope with the unexpected. Suggested level: primary.

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