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The happiness quest / Richard Yaxley.

By: Yaxley, Richard, 1962-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Gosford, NSW : Omnibus Books, an imprint of Scholastic Australia Pty Ltd, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 186 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781742991993.Subject(s): Adolescence | Happiness | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 3-4 | Interpersonal relations | Happiness -- Juvenile fiction | Sadness -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Teenagers -- Fiction | Happiness -- Fiction | Young adult fiction | Australian fiction | Youth fiction | AustralianDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Tillie Bassett is sad, and she doesn't understand why. Her parents and friends suggest very different, allegedly helpful, remedies. But her counsellor, Gilbert the Goldfish, suggests a quest: to find out what happiness is, for others and herself. As Tillie embarks upon her quest she discovers that, when it comes to family and friends, nothing is quite as it seems. Secrets are uncovered, old tensions resurface, relationships tangle and untangle, and Tillie realises the truth about happiness and sadness.
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Tillie Bassett is sad, and she doesn't understand why. Her parents and friends suggest very different, allegedly helpful, remedies. But her counsellor, Gilbert the Goldfish, suggests a quest: to find out what happiness is, for others and herself. As Tillie embarks upon her quest she discovers that, when it comes to family and friends, nothing is quite as it seems. Secrets are uncovered, old tensions resurface, relationships tangle and untangle, and Tillie realises the truth about happiness and sadness.

Adolescent.

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