The Mountain Who Wanted to Live in a House


The Mountain Who Wanted to Live in a House


ISBN: 9781877378423 Category: Tags: ,


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The impossible becomes possible …In Maurice Shadbolt’s only known children’s story, published here for the first time and delightfully illustrated by Renee Haggo, Thomas saves his town from a wandering mountain and gives an insight into why people paint.

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Dimensions 255 × 210 mm

Maurice Shadbolt

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Maurice Shadbolt (1932-2004) is one of New Zealand's best-known writers and the author of twelve novels, four collections of stories and a number of works of non-fiction. Among them are several now considered New Zealand classics. This is his only known children's book and is published here for the first time. Renee Haggo is a recent graduate of AUT University in Auckland where she majored in Graphic Design. Renee primarily illustrates with pen and ink, watercolours and acrylics. This is her first children's book.



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