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Old Drumble

Old Drumble (Paperback)

By Lasenby, Jack

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The humorous and heartwarming story of Jack Jackman, a young boy who wants to be a stock drover, set in the small Waikato township of Waharoa in the late 1930s. Jack has a wonderful warm relationship with his parents and an old family friend, Andy the Drover, who each week drives... a mob of cattle or sheep through the main street with the help of his dog, Old Drumble, and his horse, Nosy. All three become the boy's close friends over the long hot summer holidays, and each week Andy tells him and even more amazing story of how Old Drumble has saved the day yet again, with each adventure becoming more and more absurd. A Baron Munchausen of the sheep mob, Andy's yarns are dlightful, funny and quixotic - and in the hands of a master storyteller like Jack Lasenby, a passionate advocate of children's literacy, the result is pure magic.
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ISBN 9781869506742
Published NZ 1 Apr 2008
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781869506742
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Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Published 1 Apr 2008
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Lasenby, Jack
Category Award Winning
Animal Stories
Horse & Pony Stories
Junior fiction Finalists
Storylines Notable Junior Fiction 2009
Esther Glen Award (Fiction) Finalists
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 226
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 823.2
Weight 155g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile