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Nitty Gritty 0: Big Noise Town

Nitty Gritty 0: Big Noise Town
 

Billy reckons sensible is a grown-up's code word for something that's good for you, but boring. There's nothing sensible about the drum kit he wants to buy - a really big drum kit, like rock bands have. And that kit is going to get him everything he wants - the chance to drum lik... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781442541351
Barcode 9781442541351
Published 14 February 2011 by Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Bradley, Tom
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Level 0

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ISBN-13 9781442541351
ISBN-10 1442541350
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 Bradley, Tom
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Level 0
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
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 96
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 179100

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'Quiet? What planet was Mum on? Ten-year-old boys don't do quiet . I wanted to be a drummer - a real drummer, in a band.' Billy Wheeler has always been a noisy kid. But, ever since his parents split up, Billy's mum has been trying to keep him quiet ...and sensible. Billy reckons sensible is a grown-up's code word for something that's good for you, but boring. There's nothing sensible about the drum kit he wants to buy - a really big drum kit, like really big rock bands have. And that drum kit is going to get him everything he wants - the chance to drum like a rock star. But most of all the chance to spend more time with his dad.

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Author's Bio

Tom Bradley is a high-profile New Zealander who has produced scores of stories for younger minds. His sixteen books have been enthusiastically reviewed, and he has written over a hundred TV animation scripts for international syndication. Tom has also written TV sketchcomedy, stage musicals, commentaries and columns for the Internet and print media, plus he is an award-winning radio writer. He has run writing workshops for young and old, and his life experiences include being a dad, TV network news presenter, pirate-radio rock DJ, singer, voiceover artist and media coach. Tom Bradley's other novel in the Nitty Gritty Series is Troublesome Jones (level 1).

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