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Horrendo's Curse By Anna Fienberg

Horrendo's Curse by Anna Fienberg

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Summary

No one, living or dead, was ever more polite than Horrendo. In his 11 years he'd never said a rude word to anyone. But was his mother proud? Not at all! For Horrendo lived in a cruel world where kind words were as rare as dragons' teeth, and pirates stole away boys from under their mothers' noses.

Horrendo's Curse Summary

Horrendo's Curse by Anna Fienberg

HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Younger Readers, 2003No one, living or dead, was ever more polite than Horrendo. In all his eleven years he'd never said a rude word to anyone. But was his mother proud of her charming son? Not at all! For Horrendo lived in a cruel world where kind words were as rare as dragons' teeth, and pirates stole away twelve-year-old boys from under their mothers' noses .A rollicking adventure on the high seas, bursting with fierce fights, foul food and bad behaviour.

Horrendo's Curse Reviews

'A great, imaginative, funny, entertaining story.'Wendy O'Hanlon, Sunshine Coast Sunday, 7 April 2002'A magnificent book about the swashbuckling life of the sea ... an excellent and captivating story.'Lyndon Riggall, The Examiner(Tasmania), 18 May 2002'This is a very funny story, cleverly told because it is never overdone ... the word play is gentle and subtle ... Another delightful story from one of Australia's top children's authors.'David Beagley, Bendigo Advertiser, 1 June 2002Kept me entertained from the first page' UK School Librarian

About Anna Fienberg

Anna Fienberg is a wonderful storyteller who weaves quirky humour and great charm into her stories which are loved by both children and adults. She has worked as an editor and consultant for a national book club, but now divides her time between writing and mothering.Kim Gamble illustrates with an eye for character and a sense of fun. He and Anna Fienberg have made many marvellous books together, including the Minton and Tashi series. Their books are enduringly popular with children and adults.

Additional information

GOR004655656
9781865086033
1865086037
Horrendo's Curse by Anna Fienberg
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Allen & Unwin
2002-04-01
156
Short-listed for Young Readers' Best Book Awards (YABBBA) 2005 (Australia) Short-listed for Fiction for Younger Readers category 2004 (Australia) Short-listed for Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALA) 2004 (Australia)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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