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The Ninth Dragon

The Ninth Dragon
 

Zac's mum has landed the job of a lifetime - working with ancient relics at a museum in China. Zac had planned to spend the holidays hanging out with his friends, surfing and riding the new skate park. Now he'll be stuck in freezing cold, boring China. But, after Zac finds a myst... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781442541320
Published 14 February 2011 by Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Faranda, Melaina
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Level 0

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ISBN-13 9781442541320
ISBN-10 1442541326
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Pearson Education
Imprint Pearson Education New Zealand
Publication Date 14 February 2011
International Publication Date 1 February 2011
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Faranda, Melaina
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Level 0
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Thrillers
English Language Readers
AU, NZ & South Pacific Books
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age 4-12 years
Reading Age 4-12 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary & secondary/elementary & high school
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 196360

Description of this Book

'The dragon was carved from a gleaming white stone. Its tiny scales shimmered and its curled eagle claws were sharper than the point on a lead pencil. It had a head like a camel, the ears of a cow and the body of a snake ...' Zac's mum has landed the job of a lifetime - working with ancient relics at a museum in China. And now Zac has to join her over the holidays. Zac had planned to be hanging out with his friends, surfing and riding the new skate park down the road. Now he'll be stuck in freezing cold, deadly boring China. But, after Zac finds a mysterious carved dragon at the airport in Beijing, the trip takes a strange turn. It might not be such a lame holiday after all ...

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Author's Bio

Australian author Melaina Faranda is a prolific writer of books for young people. She is the author of an international young adult series, The Circle, and published a further nine titles in 2009. She is also an English teacher and has taught and given creative writing workshops in schools throughout Australia and the UK. Melaina Faranda's other novels in the Nitty Gritty Series are Memory Bones (level 1) and Jack No Name (level 3).

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