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His name was Walter / Emily Rodda.

By: Rodda, Emily, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney, NSW : Angus & Robertson, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 276 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781460756188 (hardback).Subject(s): Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction | Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction | Prophecies -- Juvenile fiction | Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction | Teachers -- Juvenile fiction | Students -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own. The handwritten book, with its strangely vivid illustrations, has been hidden in the old house for a long, long time. Tonight, four kids and their teacher will find it. Tonight, at last, the haunting story of Walter and the mysterious, tragic girl called Sparrow will be read - right to the very end. An extraordinary story within a story - a mystery, a prophecy, a long-buried secret. And five people who will remember this night as long as they live.
List(s) this item appears in: Children's Book Council of Australia Awards 2019 | Davitt Awards 2019 - Australian Women Crime Writers | 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Award Finalists
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Junior Keilor Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J RODD Issued 08/12/2019 IA2021555
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Junior Fiction J RODD Issued 02/12/2019 IA2001799
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Junior Fiction J RODD Issued 30/11/2019 IA2001800
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Junior Fiction J RODD Available IA2001801
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Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own. The handwritten book, with its strangely vivid illustrations, has been hidden in the old house for a long, long time. Tonight, four kids and their teacher will find it. Tonight, at last, the haunting story of Walter and the mysterious, tragic girl called Sparrow will be read - right to the very end. An extraordinary story within a story - a mystery, a prophecy, a long-buried secret. And five people who will remember this night as long as they live.

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