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The Last Tuatara
 

The Last Tuatara (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

"In a large valley lies a geographical feature known as Jelly Mountain. ... Its straight sides mean the top has never been explored and there are many rumours about strange creatures inhabiting it. Efforts to explore have met with disaster, and this has only made the mystery and ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781775431770
Published 1 January 2013 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775431770
ISBN-10 1775431770
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 1 January 2013
International Publication Date 1 July 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hunt, Des
Category Adventure Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 224
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
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 410249

Description of this Book

"In a large valley lies a geographical feature known as Jelly Mountain. ... Its straight sides mean the top has never been explored and there are many rumours about strange creatures inhabiting it. Efforts to explore have met with disaster, and this has only made the mystery and fear stronger. Then a light plane crash-lands after buzzing suspiciously around the top of Jelly Mountain, and twins Jason and Jessy become embroiled in a mystery that is not without danger and which is set to rock the whole world"--Publisher information. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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Author's Bio

Des Hunt, some years back, made the transition from writing textbooks for secondary students to novels for younger readers (shortlisted for NZ Post awards three times), while still maintaining his aims of fostering young peoples' natural interest in the science of their surroundings. Des has authored 14 books in this genre.

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