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Aunt Effie and Mrs Grizzle / Jack Lasenby.

By: Lasenby, Jack, 1931- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2008Description: 208 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781877460074; 1877460079.Subject(s): Aunts -- Children's fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.Summary: Aunt Effie has six gigantic pig dogs, twenty six nieces and nephews and a never-ending supply of stories. In this adventure she encounters Mrs Grizzle, a red haired, double jointed magician. Nothing is as it seems as they encounter edible gunpowder, monsterpukekos, pookackodiles and krockapooks. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Here we are happily reunited with Aunt Effie, her twenty-six nieces and nephews and six enormous pig dogs, Caligula, Nero, Brutus, Kaiser, Genghis and Boris. At every opportunity, the capricious Aunt Effie takes to her beloved bed, and enchants us all with tall tales of beguiling proportions. Enter Mrs Grizzle, a red-haired, doublejointed magician. Nothing is as it seems, and we encounter edible gunpowder, monster pukekos, Pookackodiles and Krockapooks, and is this a removable glass eye? How will Aunt Effie wrap up the captivating story of Mrs Grizzle? And where is the lost treasure? Ideal for reading aloud, this deliciously wicked romp with Aunt Effie and her crew is guaranteed to entertain and astonish.

Novel for children.

Aunt Effie has six gigantic pig dogs, twenty six nieces and nephews and a never-ending supply of stories. In this adventure she encounters Mrs Grizzle, a red haired, double jointed magician. Nothing is as it seems as they encounter edible gunpowder, monsterpukekos, pookackodiles and krockapooks. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.

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