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Drovers Quest

Drovers Quest (Paperback)

By Brocker, Susan

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Rumour is flying around the West Coast gold fields that Tom McGee has struck it rich and found a nugget of gold as big as a man's fist. So no one is surprised when next his campsite is found wrecked and abandoned. Men have been killed for a lot less on the tough goldfields on the... 1860s New Zealand. But one person is convinced Tom is not dead, his headstrong daughter, Charlotte. Solving the mystery is not her first task, through. First, she must get to the coast. A skillful horse rider, she disguises herself as a boy and joins a cattle drove across the Southern Alps. To survive the dangerous drove over Arthur's Pass, and to keep her identity hidden from vicious trail boss, she'll need the help of her dog, her horse, and her father's friend, Tama. She knows she can do it - she has to - but what will she find? And will her new American friend, Joseph, help or hinder her quest? Charlie is in for the ride of her life - and the stakes couldn't he higher
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ISBN 9781869509071
Published AU 1 Jun 2012
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781869509071
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Published 1 Jun 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brocker, Susan
Category Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
LIANZA 2013 Finalists
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 17mm
Dewey Code 823.2
Weight 385g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile