By Joy Cowley

A highly readable new pre-teen novel from the beloved New Zealand writer Joy Cowley.

William and Melissa have been roped into helping their old hippie grandparents fix up their holiday home in the middle of the Sounds. They’ll have no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other for company. As far as they’re concerned, this is not a holiday.

  • An enduringly popular novel for 10 years +
  • A great summer holiday read with a realistic brother-sister relationship
  • Suitable for boys and girls ages 10 to 14—chapters are told alternately from the point of view of William and Melissa

About the author

Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand’s best-loved writers for children and adults, with an international reputation. She has won a multitude of awards and honours for her bestselling books, including the Prime Ministers Award for contribution to literature. She was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018.

ISBN: 9781877579462
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: December 1, 2013
Dimensions: 125 x 198mm, 156pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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