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    DescriptionThe Bell family's ancestors were showered with honours, gifts and grants of land. In exchange, they have bestowed a Gift, once every 25 years, on the town. The Gifts have ranged from a statue to a bell tower with stained-glass windows, but now it's Darius's father's turn - and there is no money for an impressive gift. It looks as though a wheelbarrow full of vegetables is the best they can do. Darius is determined to maintain family honour, and when an earthquake reveals a glorious cave, with the most beautiful minerals lining the walls, he thinks he's found the answer...


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    Title
    Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Odo Hirsch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 225 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781741757163
    ISBN 10: 1741757169
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: GEN, F7+
    BIC subject category V2: YFB
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AJ
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV039070
    BIC subject category V2: 5AJ
    BISAC V2.8: JUV013000
    Thema V1.0: YFB
    Publisher
    Allen & Unwin
    Imprint name
    Allen & Unwin Children's Books
    Publication date
    01 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Sydney
    Author Information
    Odo Hirsch was born and grew up in Melbourne where he trained to be a doctor. He now lives in London and writes excellent books that are published not only in Australia but also in the US, UK, Netherlands, Korea, Germany and Italy. His other titles are Amelia Dee and the Peacock Lamp (9781741753011) and Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool (9781741757163).
    Review quote
    A warm and offbeat book that offers readers something a bit different. Carousel A warm and gentle story [which] appeals to both girls and boys. School Librarian