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The impossible boy / Leonie Agnew.

By: Agnew, Leonie, 1977- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 203 pages : 20 cm.ISBN: 9780143309062; 0143309064.Subject(s): Survival -- Children's fiction | Imaginary playmates -- Children's fiction | Imagination -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Can an imaginary friend become real? Vincent Gum finds six-year-old Benjamin moments after an explosion and leads him through wrecked city streets to the children's shelter. Vincent's tough and smart. He can walk through walls and make a dead tree flower. But to the rest of the world he's invisible - non-existent. That's because, in his moment of need, Ben invented him. When Ben is befriended by a gang of streetwise orphans, Vincent begins to worry. What will happen to him if Ben decides he no longer needs an imaginary friend? Will he cease to exist?"--Publisher information.
List(s) this item appears in: NZ Childrens Book Awards 2017
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Junior Fiction Ōpūnake LibraryPlus
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Children's Fiction AGNE (Browse shelf) Available i2167291
Junior Fiction Ōpūnake LibraryPlus
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Children's Fiction AGNE (Browse shelf) Available i2166955
Junior Fiction Stratford
Children's
Children's Fiction AGN (Browse shelf) Available A00761123
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A world in chaos.<br> <br> A six-year-old lost in the middle of a war.<br> <br> And a boy no-one can see.<br> <br> Vincent Gum is determined to protect little Benjamin Grey. But Vincent is invisible. Benjamin's the only one who can see him, and worse, something sinister is lurking in the dormitory cupboard.<br> <br> Enter into a world beyond your imagination, where invisible boys battle closet monsters, streetwise orphans steal to survive, and dead trees flower.<br> <br> Anything is possible.

Novel for children.

"Can an imaginary friend become real? Vincent Gum finds six-year-old Benjamin moments after an explosion and leads him through wrecked city streets to the children's shelter. Vincent's tough and smart. He can walk through walls and make a dead tree flower. But to the rest of the world he's invisible - non-existent. That's because, in his moment of need, Ben invented him. When Ben is befriended by a gang of streetwise orphans, Vincent begins to worry. What will happen to him if Ben decides he no longer needs an imaginary friend? Will he cease to exist?"--Publisher information.

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