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The Peacock Detectives

The Peacock Detectives

The last time William Shakespeare and Virginia went missing Cassie found them sitting on a coiled hose behind the fire station, and Dad called her `Cassie Andersen, Peacock Detective'. So this time she knows what to do-she'll look for clues and track them down. But the clues lead... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925603705
Barcode 9781925603705
Published 28 May 2018 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Nugent, Carly
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781925603705
ISBN-10 1925603709
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint The Text Publishing Company
Publication Date 28 May 2018
International Release Date 8 May 2021
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Nugent, Carly
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Australian
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 272g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 914551

Description of this Book

The last time William Shakespeare and Virginia went missing Cassie found them sitting on a coiled hose behind the fire station, and Dad called her `Cassie Andersen, Peacock Detective'. So this time she knows what to do-she'll look for clues and track them down. But the clues lead her in an unexpected direction and Cassie finds herself investigating a confusing mystery about her family. The Peacock Detectives is a warm and engaging story for middle-grade readers about dealing with change and finding out who you are.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Readings Children's Book Prize 2019 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Children's Book Council of Australia 2019 (Australia) -- Short-listed for The Text Prize 2017 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards 2019 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards, Children's & Debut 2019 (Australia)
NZ Review 'Heartfelt and funny...Carly Nugent's debut is a lively and generous story that acknowledges the powerful feelings of its readers, and the space they occupy in the world.' * Books+Publishing * 'A tender and heartfelt story.' -- Martine Murray
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Carly Nugent lives in Bright in Victoria. Her short fiction has featured in numerous publications, including the Bellevue Literary Review and Award Winning Australian Writing. The Peacock Detectives is her first novel.

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