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Just looking, thanks / by David Hill.

By: Hill, David, 1942- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 1999Description: 142 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0141306815 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Street children -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | Problem families -- Children's fiction | Shopping malls -- Children's fiction | Detective and mystery stories, New Zealand | Down syndrome -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: Joel can't stand his Dad's girlfriend so he leaves home and hides in a huge shopping plaza. He starts sleeping rough and getting food anywhere and having dangerous adventures. Then he finds his life is in danger. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Joel can't stand his Dad's girlfriend Rosie. She's steadily, stickily sweet. And he's just found out his Dad intends to marry her. So Joel leaves. He leaves and hides in a huge shopping plaza, sleeping rough, getting food anywhere and any way he can. He finds a new friend and meets an old friend. He finds mysteries and dark secrets. Someone is plotting against him. As Joel tries to find out what is happening, he realises that his own life is in danger. Just Looking, Thanks is a fast-paced, funny and frightening read from the award-winning author of See Ya, Simon and Fat, Four-Eyed and Useless.

Novel for children.

Joel can't stand his Dad's girlfriend so he leaves home and hides in a huge shopping plaza. He starts sleeping rough and getting food anywhere and having dangerous adventures. Then he finds his life is in danger. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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