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The Dog Runner

The Dog Runner
 

'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781760523572
Barcode 9781760523572
Release Date 4 February 2019 by Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By MacDibble, Bren
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ISBN-13 9781760523572
ISBN-10 1760523577
Stock Release date is 4 February 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Release Date 4 February 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By MacDibble, Bren
Category Adventure Stories
Animal Stories
Australian
Number of Pages 248
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 962735

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'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people...

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Author's Bio

Bren MacDibble was raised on farms all over New Zealand, so is an expert about being a kid on the land. Bren lives and works in a bus travelling around Australia. She teaches TAFE online, and writes all the other hours her eyes can stay open. HOW TO BEE, her first novel for younger readers, won the 2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards, The NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, and the NSW Premiers Literary Awards, and was shortlisted for several others.

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