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The Song of the Ship Rat

The Song of the Ship Rat
 

"About a rat that has spent its life aboard a ship that has travelled the world. It tells of far-off lands and dangerous encounters, in particular with the dockside cat Tom Strangler (which, it is implied, resulted in a mortal end for his friend Molly). The rat has now grown old ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775430483
Published 1 April 2013 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brown, Benjamin
Illustrated by Taylor, Helen
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781775430483
ISBN-10 1775430480
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 1 April 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brown, Benjamin
Illustrated by Taylor, Helen
Category English Literature: Poetry Texts & Anthologies
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 265mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 314245

Description of this Book

Unroll the maps to Far Away! We'll sail before the sun ... Join our weary ship rat as he reminisces of days gone by, his travels around the world and the sights he's seen, written in lyrical, evocative language.

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Author's Bio

Ben Brown writes children's books, nonfiction and short stories for children and adults. He has been a publisher and writer since 1992, collaborating with illustrator Helen Taylor on numerous publications. Ben Brown was awarded the Maori Writer's Residency at the Michael King Writers' Centre for 2011.

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