Barry and the Fairies of Miller Street


It's 1957 and Barry has been sent to stay with Nan and Pop during the school holidays while his mum waits for the new baby. Barry is six-and-three-quarters and 22 Miller Street - the last house Pop built on theWest Preston street - proves full of novel experiences: there's going shopping across the Hump at dawn with Nan (‘good isn't it, height,' she says, advising him ‘you can look at the stars for nothing'); keeping Popcompany in the shed, where he goes for his smoko; sharing a bed with great aunt Bess (whose Anzacs are ‘an indestructible mixture of oats, molassess, wheatgerm and pure will'). Oh, and finding his way to Fairyland. ‘It's time you got to know each other.' Nan reached up and took an old golf ball read more

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ISBN:

9781742703718

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

208

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

Weight:

290g

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Kids & Young Adult , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 April 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barry Dickins

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jenny Lee