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Aunt Effie and the island that sank / Jack Lasenby.

By: Lasenby, Jack.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Aunt Effie: 3.; Aunt Effie: Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2004Description: 187 pages : map ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877361011 (pbk.).Subject(s): Effie, Aunt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Aunts -- Juvenile fiction | Treasure troves -- Juvenile fiction | Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction | Children's stories, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand fiction -- Juvenile | Tall tales -- Juvenile fiction | Effie, Aunt (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Wit and humour, Juvenile -- Juvenile fiction | Effie, Aunt (Fictitious character) -- Children's fiction -- Fiction | Tall tales -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Nieces -- Juvenile fiction | Nephews -- Juvenile fiction | Treasure hunts -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction | Cousins -- Juvenile fiction | Pirates -- Juvenile fiction | Children's adventure storiesGenre/Form: Tall tales. | Action and adventure fiction. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | New Zealand fiction, 21st century. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: Children's Fiction Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2005 Winner.Summary: "Aunt Effie is restless. She and her 26 nieces and nephews are off again in the scow Margery Daw on a treasure hunt across the pirate-infested waterways of the Hauraki Gulf and The Waikato. However boat and crew become marvellously sidetracked: the scow is converted into a travelling cowshed for cross-country travel; a hot-pool swim makes the little ones go bendy; the race between Banana Bob's Model T Ford and Uncle Chris's Stanley Steamer is fraught with high-jinks and skulduggery. Meanwhile back in Auckland One Tree Hill has sprung a leak and Rangitoto Island is sinking while the Prime Minister gambles away the nation's taxes in the Casino Tower. ... [The] third Aunt Effie travelogue"--back cover.
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Third volume in the Aunt Effie series. Aunt Effie is restless. She and her 26 nieces and nephews are off again in the scow Margery Daw on a treasure hunt across the pirate-infested waterways of the Hauraki Gulf and The Waikato. Ages 8-12.

"Aunt Effie is restless. She and her 26 nieces and nephews are off again in the scow Margery Daw on a treasure hunt across the pirate-infested waterways of the Hauraki Gulf and The Waikato. However boat and crew become marvellously sidetracked: the scow is converted into a travelling cowshed for cross-country travel; a hot-pool swim makes the little ones go bendy; the race between Banana Bob's Model T Ford and Uncle Chris's Stanley Steamer is fraught with high-jinks and skulduggery. Meanwhile back in Auckland One Tree Hill has sprung a leak and Rangitoto Island is sinking while the Prime Minister gambles away the nation's taxes in the Casino Tower. ... [The] third Aunt Effie travelogue"--back cover.

New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2005 Winner.

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