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The first time Minton saw him, Hector was shooting right out of a volcano. Hector is the hottest boy that ever lived. No one can come near to him, except Minton, the fire salamander, so Hector is unbearably, bone-achingly lonely. Until one day a storm sweeps Hector and Minton far away to the cold snowy lands, where they meet Gilda, a cool Viking adventurer, and life changes for ever...
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'Kim Gamble's vibrant illustrations complement and enhance the text by extending the humour follow the exploits of Minton throughout the book.'CBC Newsletter (Tasmania)'a happy tale of friendship found and loneliness defeated'Magpies'explores universal themes - the forlorn stranger becomes a cherished member of the community, thanks to his uniqueness.'Reading TimeAbout the Author:
Anna and Barbara Fienberg write the Tashi stories together. When Anna was a child, Barbara read bedtime stories to her and they would travel to all the secret places in the world through books. They started making up the Tashi stories when Barbara remembered how, when she was a child, she used to tell stories, creative fibs...whoppers! And kids would crowd around, dying to hear her latest tale. Anna and Barbara talked about a character like her - someone who told fantastic stories - and over many cups of tea they cooked up Tashi!
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2010. Condition: New. Kim Gamble (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1741757053