Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Tussock / Elizabeth Pulford.

By: Pulford, Elizabeth, 1943- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books, 2010Description: 185 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781921529450 (pbk.); 1921529458 (pbk.); 9781921529450 (pbk); 1921529458 (pbk).Subject(s): Escaped prisoners -- Fiction | Fathers -- Fiction | Missing persons -- Fiction | Friendship -- FictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: When Kate's father goes missing, family life is thrown into chaos. While the close rural community help the family deal with their grief, Kate lights a lamp every night in the window of the old tin hut on the hill in the hope that it will help her father find his way home. But it is the appearance of the troubled Troy that brings comfort to Kate in the most unexpected way. To Kate, Troy seems nearly as lost as her father, and the mystery surrounding him leads Kate into dangerous territory. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
List(s) this item appears in: Hawera Reading Vine
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Fiction Ōpūnake LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Fiction PULF (Browse shelf) Available I2098739
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

When a family is struck by tragedy a little hope is all that is needed. When Kate and Madeline's father goes missing on a routine local flight, family life is thrown into chaos. While the close rural community help the family deal with their grief, Kate lights a lamp every night in the window of the old tin hut on the hill in the hope that it will help her father find his way home. Madeline invests her hope in building a replica of the fabled stone man. But it is the appearance of the troubled Troy that brings comfort to Kate in the most unexpected way. To Kate, Troy seems nearly as lost as her father and the mystery surrounding him and also the stone man leads Kate into dangerous territory.

Novel for children by a New Zealand author.

When Kate's father goes missing, family life is thrown into chaos. While the close rural community help the family deal with their grief, Kate lights a lamp every night in the window of the old tin hut on the hill in the hope that it will help her father find his way home. But it is the appearance of the troubled Troy that brings comfort to Kate in the most unexpected way. To Kate, Troy seems nearly as lost as her father, and the mystery surrounding him leads Kate into dangerous territory. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

©South Taranaki District Council

Contact us