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The simple things
The simple things
Condon, Bill, 1949-2014
Stephen has never met his great aunt Lola, and he doesn't want to. She sends him money twice a year and he always writes back, but Lola is almost eighty - what will they have to talk about? When Stephen's family arrives at her house he discovers she's not only really, really old but also grumpy and scary. He wants to turn around and go home, but his mum says they have to stay until Lola's birthday - three weeks away. With help from Lola's neighbour, Norm and his granddaughter, Allie, Stephen learns about the simple things in life - like fishing and cricket and climbing trees. But then there's an emergency and a secret is revealed and Stephen begins to wonder whether Lola has become more than just his aunt - could she be a friend?
Main title:
The simple things / Bill Condon, pictures by Beth Norling.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2014.
160 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Premier's Reading Challenge Years 5 and 6
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryJunior FictionJ CONAvailable
Hampton LibraryJunior FictionJ CONAvailable
Sandringham LibraryJunior FictionJ CONIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)