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Nitty Gritty 1: Dark Stone Eye
 

Nitty Gritty 1: Dark Stone Eye (Paperback)

By Gardner, Scot

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My nanna's been telling me the story since I was a little kid and she's nowhere near the end. It's a horror story and a love story at the same time, layered like fossils with history, suspense and mystery. Get comfy. Hang on. Never know where we might end up. Ben's nanna is going... crazy. At least, that's what the rest of his family think. She's been sharing Ben's room since his grandad went to work overseas. The black stone in the pendant around her neck talks to her, tells her stories from its life. She retells the stories to Ben after dark. Each story has the clarity of a fable and a message about life tucked within its whispered words. Ben's nanna explains that the stone is neither good luck nor bad luck, but an amplifier of the heart-song of the owner. If they were nasty, it drew nasty things into their lives. If they were kind, it showered them with kindness. As she leaves to join her husband overseas, she gives Ben the stone and tells him to watch his thoughts ...
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ISBN 9781442528413
Published NZ 30 Jan 2010
Publisher Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Series I
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ISBN-13 9781442528413
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pearson Education
Imprint Pearson Education New Zealand
Published 30 Jan 2010
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gardner, Scot
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Series I
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Crime & Mystery
English Language Readers
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 140
Dimensions Height: 200mm
Dewey Code A823.4
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school

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