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Set in modern-day Brazil, this novel paints a wild and exuberant picture of two children, their family and a host of eccentric characters, all caught up in the fever of a gold rush.
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Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (twice), the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Her many books include 'Stop the Train', 'The Kite Rider', 'A Pack of Lies', and 'Forever X'.Review:
`Sharp observations on a kaleidoscope of topics enliven every page, oftern underlined by ironic humour...This novel is pure gold dust: not only teenagers will value it.'
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0192717219