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Under the Mountain free pdf When Theo and Rachel Matheson head for Auckland to spend a fortnight with their uncle and aunt, they are prepared for the usual entertainments that the city can provide. But their relatives have curious neighbours who seem to take an unusual interest in the red-haired twins. And once they meet the extraordinary Mr Jones, their holiday begins to take a course of its own. Beneath extinct volcanoes giant creatures are waking from a spellbound sleep of several thousand years. Their goal is the destruction of the world. Time is running out. The Matheson twins, chosen to oppose the monsters, know themselves to be as fallible as any other eleven-year-olds ...This children's classic by award-winning Maurice Gee is now a major motion picture event.

About Maurice Gee

Maurice Gee is one of New Zealand's best-known writers, for both adults and children. He has won a number of literary awards, including the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, and the New Zealand Fiction Award. He has also won the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award. In 2003 he received an inaugural New Zealand Icon Award and in 2004 he received a Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. Maurice Gee's novels include the Plumb trilogy, Going West, Prowlers, Live Bodies and The Scornful Moon. He has also written a number of children's novels, the most recent being Salt and Gool. Maurice lives in Nelson with his wife Margareta, and has two daughters and a son.

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Author : Maurice Gee
Publisher : Puffin
Data Published : 23 November 2009
ISBN : 0143305018
EAN : 9780143305019
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 180 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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