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Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter

Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter

Enchanting, timeless and surprising - this extraordinary novel will touch the hearts (and ears) of children and adults alike. Dr Boogaloo was no ordinary doctor. Not at all like the one you might go and see if you had the flu. No, Dr Boogaloo was a very different type of doctor i... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780143782599
Barcode 9780143782599
Published 2 October 2017 by Random House
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Nicol, Lisa
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ISBN-13 9780143782599
ISBN-10 0143782592
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Random House Australia Children's Books
Publication Date 2 October 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Nicol, Lisa
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Australian
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 137mm
Height: 204mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 356g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 768939

Description of this Book

Enchanting, timeless and surprising - this extraordinary novel will touch the hearts (and ears) of children and adults alike. Dr Boogaloo was no ordinary doctor. Not at all like the one you might go and see if you had the flu. No, Dr Boogaloo was a very different type of doctor indeed. He treated folks who suffered from, well, let's call them unusual complaints. And how did he treat them? By using the most powerful medicine known to mankind ...Music. Blue was no ordinary ten year old. For starters her name was Blue. But what was truly extraordinary about Blue was the fact that she hadn't laughed for 749 days. It was as if a cocoon was ever so slowly being wrapped around her. With each layer, the world became more muffled and distant. Although she knew there were much more important wishes to be had, Blue only ever had one ...She wanted her laughter back. Can Dr Boogaloo compose a cure before Blue loses her laughter forever?

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Author's Bio

Lisa Nicol is a writer and documentary-maker. Working across film, television, radio and print, Lisa's work has been broadcast on ABC TV, pay TV networks and Radio National. Her documentary about Australian poet Benjamin Frater won a Silver medal at the 2012 New York Festivals International Radio Program and Promotions Awards. Wide Open Sky is her first feature-length documentary - it won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival and gained a national cinema release.

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