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Lizard's Tale

Lizard's Tale
 

A heart-racing middle-grade adventure mystery set on the streets of Singapore against the backdrop of World War II, exploring issues of belonging, race and diversity

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ISBN 9781925626872
Barcode 9781925626872
Published 2 July 2019 by The Text Publishing Company
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Chan, Weng Wai
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781925626872
ISBN-10 1925626873
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher The Text Publishing Company
Imprint Text Publishing
Publication Date 2 July 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Chan, Weng Wai
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
War Stories
Australian
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 1000454

Description of this Electronic Book

A thief. A spy. A mysterious codebook. And a whole lot of trouble.
It's 1940 and World War II is being fought in faraway Europe. Lizard doesn't know much about that. He lives in Singapore's Chinatown, surviving on odd jobs and petty theft.
When Boss Man Beng asks him to steal a teak box from a suite in the glamorous Raffles Hotel, Lizard knows the job is important. But can he know just how dangerous it is?
A sinister man appears in the shadows, and Lizard's best friend, Lili, shows up with unexpected fighting skills and her eye
on what's in the box.
And Lizard finds himself on an exciting, action-packed adventure in a world of coded secrets, Japanese invasion plans and undercover spies.

Weng Wai Chan was born and grew up in Singapore. She now lives in Auckland with her husband and three children. Lizard's Tale is her first book.
'I loved streetwise Lizard; his loyalty, grit and optimism as he grapples with the criminal underworld, his lost uncle and the shadowy manoeuvres and menaces of WWII. Funny, moving and full of action, Lizard's Tale is a spy story where the kids are more than capable of handling themselves, the stakes are high and there's a surprise or secret around every corner.' Leanne Hall

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Author's Bio

Weng Wai Chan was born and grew up in Singapore. She now lives in Auckland with her husband and three children.Lizard's Tale is her first book.

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