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The tree in Julia's backyard is the hiding place of her secret treasures. In her house there are secrets too. Why has her mother changed? Why doesn't she laugh any more? And who or what is the shape that comes into Julia's bedroom at night, filling her with fear?
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Dianne (Di) Bates lives in Woollongong, NSW, and has been writing children's books for the past 20 years. She has published over 70 titles and has won two children's choice awards, as well as the 1993 Special Prize in the Australian Multicultural Children's Book Awards. She describes The Shape as her most important book to date as it is based on a personal experience. Di started her literary career as Assistant to the Editor of the NSW Dept of Education School Magazine. Since then she has co-edited the children's magazine, Puffinalia and has worked at hundreds of schools as a performer. Sally Rippin (illustrator) is the writer and illustrator of the Fang Fang books. Fang Fang's Chinese New Year was the winner of the 1997 Crichton Award.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin Children's Books, 2000. Befriedigend/Good: Durchschnittlich erhaltenes Buch bzw. Schutzumschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren, aber vollständigen Seiten. / Describes the average WORN book or dust jacket that has all the pages present. Seller Inventory # M01865083534-G
Book Description Allen & Unwin Children's Books 2000-07-01, 2000. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Seller Inventory # 9781865083537-21
Book Description Allen & Unwin Children's Books, Australia, 2000. Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. Rippin, Sally (illustrator). 1st Edition. 138 pages. Julia hides secret treasures in her treehouse. In her house there are secrets too but Julia can't figure them out for herself. All she knows is her Mum doesn't laugh any more and at night the creeping shadow on the wall turns into a shape she can't ignore. The tree in Julia's backyard is the hiding place of her secret treasures. Why has her mother changed? Why doesn't she laugh any more? And who or what is the shape that comes into Julia's bedroom at night, filling her with fear? Ex lib stamps. Size: 12mo. Seller Inventory # 055398