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One Minute's Silence

One Minute's Silence (Hardback)

By Metzenthen, David; Illustrated by Camilleri, Michael

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A moving and powerful story about the meaning of Remembrance Day, drawing on the ANZAC and Turkish battle at Gallipoli. In the silence that follows a war long gone, you can see what the soldiers saw, you can feel what the soldiers felt. And if you try, you might be able to imagin ...

ISBN 9781743316245
Published 23 July 2014 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 9-11 years
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Dreaming the Enemy
 

Dreaming the Enemy (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David

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Two young Vietnam War veterans who fought on opposing sides return home, struggling to recover from their experience. A moving story of trauma, resilience and the challenging road to recovery.

ISBN 9781760112257
Published 1 April 2016 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 13-19 years
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Jarvis 24

Jarvis 24 (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David

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Awkward, funny and poignant, Jarvis 24 places the reader in the mind of 16-year-old Marc Jarvis, who tries to step outside the boundaries of his private school life by taking on work experience for two weeks in a car yard.

ISBN 9780143010043
Published 30 March 2009 by Penguin
Interest Age Young Adults
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Hide That Horse!

Hide That Horse! (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David; Illustrated by Hobbs, Leigh

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Timmy's friend and neighbour Mr Conroy is looking after a very small horse called Percy. Percy has come to the city because the drought means there's not much grass for him to eat on the farm. But keeping a horse in Neat Street is against the law and Percy is in danger of being l ...

ISBN 9780143304494
Published 31 August 2009 by Penguin
Interest Age 5-8 years
Series Aussie Nibbles
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The Really Nearly Deadly Canoe Ride

The Really Nearly Deadly Canoe Ride (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David

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'Shiny-boy' Diamond and his mate Pod are on their next adventure. This time they've been given an old Canadian canoe, the Wolverine, and decide to set about preparing for the canoe ride of their life: from Sockby all the way down to the sea. But they didn't count on rapids, 10 st ...

ISBN 9780143304548
Published 29 June 2009 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Aussie Chomps
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Squidnapped!

Squidnapped! (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David; Illustrated by Axelsen, Stephen

A little girl named Holly takes a baby squid from the sea. She calls him Mr Googly, and is fascinated by his speediness and his ability to change colour. As she wanders along the beach, showing her catch to beachgoers, she becomes lost.

ISBN 9780143304777
Published 27 April 2010 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Aussie Nibbles
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Save Our Sharks!

Save Our Sharks! (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David; Illustrated by Smith, Craig

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The Seaport Junior Sharks football team is in trouble. The Sharks haven't won a single match in the last two seasons, their oval has been declared unsafe, and they don't have enough players to form a viable team. But Eddie Atlas is determined to save the Sharks...

ISBN 9780143306405
Published 22 February 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Aussie Bites
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Freda the Free-range Chook
 

Freda the Free-range Chook (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David; Illustrated by Axelsen, Stephen

Freda is bored with life in the henhouse. She wants to see the world, and have adventures! So one day she sneaks away from her hen friends and power-walks to the creek. Freda soon finds that life outside the farmyard can be a challenge, but because she is such a gifted chook, suc ...

ISBN 9780143306870
Published 2 July 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Aussie Nibbles
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Fort Island
 

Fort Island (Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged)

By Metzenthen, David; Read by Wemyss, Stig

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TRADE EDITION. When Patrick learns to sail, he doesn't realise his skills will be pushed to the limit...

ISBN 9781740941204
Published 9 September 2002 by Bolinda Publishing
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Aussie Bites
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The Colour of Sunshine

The Colour of Sunshine (Paperback)

By Metzenthen, David

David Metzenthen is one of Australia's top writers for young people. His new novel tells the story of Davey Collins, a boy living in a house of silence after the death of his sister. Will Davey find a way to break through his family's pain? For 8-12 year-olds.

ISBN 9780141310510
Published 2 October 2000 by Penguin
Interest Age 13-19 years
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