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The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone (Hardback)

Illustrated by Canby, Kelly
By Moriarty, Jaclyn

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I was ten years old when my parents were killed by pirates. This did not bother me as much as you might think - I hardly knew my parents.Bronte Mettlestone's parents ran away to have adventures when she was a baby, leaving her to be raised by her Aunt Isabelle and the Butler. She...'s had a perfectly pleasant childhood of afternoon teas and riding lessons - and no adventures, thank you very much. But Bronte's parents have left extremely detailed (and bossy) instructions for Bronte in their will. The instructions must be followed to the letter, or disaster will befall Bronte's home. She is to travel the kingdoms and empires, perfectly alone, delivering special gifts to her ten other aunts. There is a farmer aunt who owns an orange orchard and a veterinarian aunt who specialises in dragon care, a pair of aunts who captain a cruise ship together and a former rockstar aunt who is now the reigning monarch of a small kingdom. Now, armed with only her parents' instructions, a chest full of strange gifts and her own strong will, Bronte must journey forth to face dragons, Chief Detectives and pirates - and the gathering suspicion that there might be something more to her extremely inconvenient quest than meets the eye...
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ISBN 9781760297176
Published AU 25 Oct 2017
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781760297176
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Published 25 Oct 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Canby, Kelly
By Moriarty, Jaclyn
Category Award Winning
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Australian
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 208mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 640g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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