By: Katrina Nannestad, Lucia Masciullo
Series: Olive of Groves
For Ages: 8+ years old
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 23rd October 2017
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 13.7 x 2.2
‘Oh deary, deary me!’ Mrs Groves cried. ‘It really is! Right here! On the front porch to my esteemed Boarding School for Naughty Boys, Talking Animals and Circus Performers!’
She was quite flabbergasted at the sight of it.
Finally, however, she managed to get the words out.
‘It’s a ... a ... What is it? Not a naughty boy. Not a talking animal. Not even a circus performer. Oh me, oh my! It’s a time traveller!’
When last we met Olive, she had defeated school bully and all-round nasty swine, Pig McKenzie, and proved her acrobatic skills, earning herself a place at Groves.
But when a twelve-year-old time traveller lands on the doorstep, trouble is just a minute away, and soon Olive is off on an adventure as big as time itself ...
About the Author
Katrina Nannestad is the award-winning Australian author of The Girl Who Brought Mischief, Olive of Groves, Bungaloo Creek and Red Dirt Diaries. She grew up in country New South Wales in a neighbourhood stuffed full of happy children. Her adult years have been spent teaching, raising boys, perfecting her recipe for chocolate-chip bickies and pursuing her love of stories. Katrina now lives near Bendigo with her family and an exuberant black whippet called Olive.
Lucia Masciullo grew up in Livorno, Tuscany, among smells of saltiness and rosemary. In 2006 she moved to Queensland and since then has become a much-loved, award-winning Australian illustrator. Her books include The Boy and the Toy, Come Down, Cat and The Wild One (all with Sonya Hartnett) and Olive of Groves (with Katrina Nannestad).
Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time
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