The Shop at Hoopers Bend

by Emily Rodda

On Sale: 24/07/2017

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About the Book

'RODDA IS A MASTER STORYTELLER . . . THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL, COMPELLING STORY'
- Books+Publishing, four stars

When Quil Medway gets on the train, she thinks she knows where and howher journey will end. At camp. With another school holiday spent surrounded bypeople, but feeling alone.

Quil doesn't know how wrong she is. She doesn't know anything about theshop at Hoopers Bend. Or a bitter, prickly woman called Bailey Or a littleblack and white dog who at this very moment is chewing through a rope so he'll be free to answer a call that only he can hear.

She doesn't know about the magic.

But it won't be long now ...

From one of Australia's most renowned children's authors, this is a story about coming home when you didn't even know that was where you belonged.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460753668
  • ISBN 10: 1460753666
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 24/07/2017
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price: 16.99 AUD
  • Age: From 8 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Family & home stories (Children's - Teenage)

Biography

Emily Rodda's first book, Something Special, was published with Angus & Robertson in 1984. It marked the beginning of a career that has seen her become one of the most successful, prolific and versatile writers in Australia. Since then, Emily has written or co-authored over ninety books for children. Her children's books range from picture books to YA novels, and include the award-winning Rowan of Rin series as well as the outstandingly successful Deltora Quest fantasy series. A full-time writer since 1994, Emily has won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year award a record five times and seems to instinctively know what children want to read.


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