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Snake Surprise!

Snake Surprise!
 

It's a boring wet day on Hazard River until Jack Wilde and his friends find a note on an abandoned boat. The message is damaged but they can all read the words HELP ME. The gang must find out who needs help and why. But as they get closer to the answer will they be the ones who n... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921665325
Published 1 July 2010 by Ford Street Publishing
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Fison, J. E.
Series Hazard River
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781921665325
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Ford Street Publishing
Imprint Ford Street Publishing
Publication Date 1 July 2010
International Publication Date 1 October 2010
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Fison, J. E.
Series Hazard River
Category Adventure Stories
Australian
VIC Ebook Premier's Reading Challenge
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-8
Number of Pages 52
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Dewey Code A823.00
Catalogue Code 256221

Description of this Electronic Book

In book two in the Hazard River series we find the kids holed up playing board games one rainy day when they spot an untethered houseboat surging down the river on a collision course with Mimi's parents' yacht. What else can the flummoxed foursome do but spring into action?
Convinced the boat's owner has been poisoned by a rotten-toothed glass eye-wearing villain and that there is treasure to be found, Ben insists on searching the abandoned craft. They find is a note bearing the words: HELP ME and what follows is more mystery, mayhem and, as its title suggests, a snake.
10 year old narrator Jack is a character readers will relate to. So, too, are his dead critter collector brother, Ben, daredevil Lachlan and level-headed Mimi. Written in a light, humorous style with covers that are bright and busy, short chapters, snappy dialogue and plenty of action, these books with attract even the most reluctant reader. With two more titles to come: Tiger Terror and Bat Attack, this series will be popular with action-seeking kids 7+.

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Author's Bio

JE Fison is a television reporter turned children's author. Her work has been short-listed for the Raspberry and Vine Short Story Competition 2009 and long-listed for The Times (London) Children's Fiction Competition 2009. Prior to writing the Hazard River series, she spent 20 years in news and features in Australia, Asia and the UK. Julie was a television news reporter and anchor for Asia Television in Hong Kong, covering the rise and fall of the student movement in Beijing, the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the developments that led up to the handover of Hong Kong to China. She spends as much time as possible on the Noosa River, the inspiration for the Hazard River series.

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