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The touchstone / Andrew Norriss.

By: Norriss, Andrew.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Puffin, 2004Description: 170 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0141303433 (pbk.).Subject(s): Human-alien encounters -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Aliens -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's fiction.DDC classification: Children's Fiction Summary: "Douglas is not the sort of boy to panic when something out of the ordinary happens. But then he meets a native of the planet Vangar, whose arm has dropped off. Kai is being hunted by the Guardians of the Federation and needs Douglas's help. Douglas doesn't know what to do with an armless, fugitive alien, but then he sees the Touchstone"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Eleven-year-old Simon is the victim of a 14th century curse, which plagues him with bad luck and misfortune. When falsely accused of attempted murder, Simon must start fighting back ... Fast, original and extremely funny.

"Douglas is not the sort of boy to panic when something out of the ordinary happens. But then he meets a native of the planet Vangar, whose arm has dropped off. Kai is being hunted by the Guardians of the Federation and needs Douglas's help. Douglas doesn't know what to do with an armless, fugitive alien, but then he sees the Touchstone"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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