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Published by Scholastic New Zealand Ltd. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s Books - Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8649247M
ISBN 101869432746
OCLC/WorldCa154269059

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  The Robber and the Millionaire by Eirlys Hunter, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). Illustrated by Nobby Clark Once there was a robber, a very bored robber. He had robbed all the houses in Lamington and now he needed a new challenge. Once there was a millionaire, a very scared millionaire. He had just moved to Lamington - - QBD Books - Buy Online for Better Range and : Egypt, The Valley of the Kings, An American robber baron peers through the hole he has cut in an ancient tomb wall and discovers the richest trove of golden treasure ever seen in Egypt. At the start of the twentieth century, Theodore Davis was the most famous archaeologist in the world; his career turned tomb-robbing and treasure-hunting into a science. The Robber and the Millionaire was shortlisted for the Aim Children's Book Awards, and The Mapmakers’ Race was shortlisted in the junior fiction section for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Hunter has received Storylines Notable Book Awards for Coldkeep Castle () and The Mapmakers' Race ().

The Robber is a guidebook for disappearance, an endlessly tangential map of the transient ghostliness of the ever-elusive self written by a gentleman who has politely bid farewell and stepped outside of his person. It is a precious hoot. It is a picaresque series of tiptoes around a goblin-infested forest. It is a shared narcissistic prism/5(72). Eirlys Hunter is a London-born fiction writer who moved to Wellington, New Zealand in She has published several books for children including The Robber and the Millionaire which was short-listed for the Aim Children's Book Awards. Hunter's first novel for adults, Between Black and White, was published in /5(31). Egypt, The Valley of the Kings, An American robber baron peers through the hole he has cut in an ancient tomb wall and discovers the richest trove of golden treasure ever seen in Egypt. At the start of the twentieth century, Theodore Davis was the most famous archaeologist in the world; his career turned tomb-robbing and treasure-hunting into a science/5(26). Hailed by the New York Times Book Review as 'one of the most brilliant illustrators at work today,' Tomi Ungerer writes and illustrates unique books that have been the mainstay of children s libraries around the world for almost five decades. This book was first published in , the same year as Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. After the publication of these two groundbreaking titles, both of which are Reviews:

  I n , a millionaire called Forrest Fenn self-published a memoir containing clues to a treasure hunt in the Rocky Mountains. Fenn had buried a chest full of items from his antiquities. This book was first written in and remains the definite description of the Robber Barons. The author describes the Barons in the context of the political, social, and industrial trends of the time. It describes how they were shaped by the industries they were in, and by the competitive forces set in motion by each s: Q & A was published in and is the first novel of Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup. It tells the rags to riches story of Ram Mohammad Thomas, a young waiter who becomes the biggest quiz show winner in history, only to be arrested and jailed on accusations that he cheated. My Life in Crime is a novel by Kenyan author John is a fictionalized account of Kiriamiti's criminality in Kenya during the s and s. The novel details Kiriamiti's crimes under the alias Jack Zollo that led to his imprisonment.