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A very unusual pursuit, Catherine Jinks

Label
A very unusual pursuit
Title
A very unusual pursuit
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Jinks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A clever adventure with feisty characters, set in a time where science clashes with superstition and monsters lurk in chimneys. Birdie, the singing bogler's apprentice, will win your heart in this fantastic beginning to an action-packed series. Ages 10+
Member of
Awards note
Australian Book of the Year for younger readers 2014.
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For primary school age
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
City of orphans
Series volume
1
Target audience
primary
A very unusual pursuit, Catherine Jinks
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A very unusual pursuit, Catherine Jinks
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Monsters have been infesting London's dark places for centuries, eating every child who gets too close. That's why ten-year-old Birdie McAdam works for Alfred Bunce, the bogler. With her beautiful voice and dainty looks, Birdie is the bait that draws bogles from their lairs so that Alfred can kill them. One life-changing day, Alfred and Birdie are approached by two very different women. Sarah Pickles runs a local gang of pickpockets, three of whom have disappeared. Edith Eames is an educated lady who's studying the mythical beasts of English folklore. Both of them threaten the only life Birdie's ever known. But Birdie soon realises she needs Miss Eames's help to save her master, defeat Sarah Pickles, and vanquish an altogether nastier villain. Catherine Jinks, one of Australia's most inventive writers, has created a fast-paced and enthralling adventure story with edge-of-your-seat excitement and chills
Control code
14705143
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781743313060
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1658702
  • (OCoLC)820772508
  • (eLGAR).b27188310
  • (Nz)14705143

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