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Lockie Leonard Human Torpedo

Tim Winton


9780143300960

Puffin


Children's & Educational;
General fiction (Children's&YA)


Paperback

144 pages

$17.99
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Lockie Leonard, hot surf-rat, is in love. The human torpedo is barely settled into his new school, and already he's got a girl on his mind. And not just any girl- it has to be Vicki Streeton, the smartest, prettiest, richest girl in class.What chance have you got when your dad's a cop, your mum's a frighteningly understanding parent, your brother wets the bed and the teachers take an instant dislike to you and then you fall in love at twelve-and-three-quarter years old? It can only mean trouble, worry, mega-embarrassment and some wild, wild times.

By:   Tim Winton
Imprint:   Puffin
Country of Publication:   Australia
Edition:   Re-issue
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 131mm,  Spine: 11mm
Weight:   142g
ISBN:   9780143300960
ISBN 10:   0143300962
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   September 2003
Recommended Age:   From 13 To 99
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tim Winton has published twenty-six books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows,Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia. Find out more on Facebook

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