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Part of the "Cascades" series offering hardback novels to be explored in the classroom, this is the funny and moving account of a boy's quest to save his brother. Colin decides to take the problem of his brother's cancer to the most important person he knows - the Queen.
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When Luke gets cancer it seems to Colin that it is just another way of his little brother trying to get attention. But when Colin is sent to England he hatches a plot that will really make his mum and dad sit up and take notice. If he can just get to the Queen to ask if he can borrow the best doctor in the country then all will be well.
Two Weeks With the Queen is a delight from beginning to end, and brilliantly combines comedy and tragedy as Colin embarks on his hilarious mission. The reluctance of adults to discuss Luke's illness is incredibly well observed, and Colin's dream of resolving his family's problems and becoming the hero of the piece is dealt with so tenderly amid the laugh-out-loud comedy that it is nigh on impossible not to shed a tear. A brilliant book from Australia's best-loved children's author. --Susan HarrisonReview:
"A gem of a book." (The Guardian)
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Book Description Condition: fine. Two Weeks with the Queen (Cascades) Gleitzman, Morris. Seller Inventory # WORM0000153
Book Description Collins Educational, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # mon0000373826
Book Description Collins Educational, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 8vo hardbacks; glossy illustrated coversl school stamp on fep; also on rear ep; otherwise, looks unread; ; Cascades; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages. Seller Inventory # 99448
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1992. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001356137
Book Description Collins Educational, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Item is in good condition. Some moderate creases and wear. This item may not come with CDs or additional parts including access codes for textbooks. This may not have a dust jacket. Might be an ex-library copy and contain writing/highlighting. Photos are stock pictures and not of the actual item. Seller Inventory # DS-0003300781-3
Book Description Collins Publishers, 1992. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Used book in good condition. No Highlighting/Marking/Underline,Neat & Clean Copy.Ships with tracking and packaged with care.Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # BK 0040459 JB DB