Pamalican Island

Pamalican Island : Bayawak

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Toby and Alice's holiday adventure on Pamalican Island begins with great excitement. The island is a playground of white sand, turquoise sea and lush tropical vegetation. But when Granny begins acting completely out of character and Toby encounters a talking monitor lizard, Dakila, it become obvious that things are not all as they seem on Pamalican. Toby recounts his story but no one believes him. In a desperate attempt to convince at least his sister, Toby and Alice explore the island in search of Dakila. To their horror, they stumble across their own Granny transforming into a lizard and their world changes. They are not prepared for the revelation that Granny has a life in a parallel world of lizards, that they know nothing about. She is in fact a royal lizard returning to her homeland for the first time in nearly forty years...This charming children's story is suitable for 7-9 year olds. A unique blend of fantasy and fiction, Pamalican Island has been inspired by some of Emma's favourite children's authors; Michael Morpurgo, Philippa Pearce and Roald Dahl.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Troubador Publishing
  • Matador
  • Market Harborough, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1848766203
  • 9781848766204

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"Pamalican Island is a wonderful story told with the sparkle of fun and a true understanding of the magic of childhood. A magical journey for any child who dreams of desert islands." -- Raffaella Barker

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About Emma Excell

Emma studied economics and started her career as a bond analyst in the City. After marrying, she lived in Japan and Germany with her two daughters. Five years ago, she divorced and then remarried. She now has a son and another on the way. Emma currently works with her husband in their business, Fisikal Ltd, and enjoys property development. She is currently building a villa in Sri Lanka.

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