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Nitty Gritty 0: Hippo Ears and the Stargazer

Nitty Gritty 0: Hippo Ears and the Stargazer
 

Hipparchus and his sister Sappho live on the island of Samos in Ancient Greece. They spend their spare time listening to the ideas of their friend the Stargazer. They are enchanted by his stories about the stars, the sun and the Earth. But Hipparchus and Sappho discover that not ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781442541344
Barcode 9781442541344
Published 14 February 2011 by Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Nagelkerke, Bill
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Level 0

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ISBN-13 9781442541344
ISBN-10 1442541342
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 Nagelkerke, Bill
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Level 0
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Historical Fiction
English Language Readers
AU, NZ & South Pacific Books
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school;Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 92
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 179235

Description of this Book

People like stories that make them feel safe. Most of my stories do that. But sometimes I throw in a new tale that unsettles them. A tale about wandering stars for instance. Hipparchus and his sister Sappho live on the island of Samos in Ancient Greece. They spend their spare time listening to the ideas of their friend the Stargazer. They are enchanted by his stories about the stars, the sun and the Earth. But Hipparchus and Sappho discover that not everyone agrees with the Stargazer's ideas, and stories can be dangerous. They must find their friend and warn him before it is too late ...

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Author's Bio

Bill Nagelkerke worked as a children's librarian for twenty-five years before leaving library work to pursue his own interest in writing. He has written numerous stories, poems and plays, and one of his books was a finalist in the 2008 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. In both 2006 and 2008 he was successfully nominated by Storylines to be a member of the international Hans Christian Andersen Award jury. Bill Nagelkerke's other novel in the Nitty Gritty Series is Hot Money (level 1).

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