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y separately published work icon Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time single work   children's fiction   children's   fantasy  
Is part of Olive of Groves Katrina Nannestad , 2015 series - author children's fiction (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time
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'Olive is gobsmacked. Basil Heffenhuffenheimer has just hiked out of the Black Forest in 1857 and into Mrs Groves' Boarding School for Naughty Boys, Talking Animals and Circus Performers. When he offers to take Olive into the past, she cannot resist a time-travelling adventure. After all, what could possibly go wrong?

'Plenty, dear reader. Plenty!

'When Olive and her friends return to the present with a hungry dinosaur, an Elizabethan pirate and a scissor-happy servant boy, strange and disturbing things start to happen at Groves. Furthermore, 'new' student, Pigg McKenzie, is taking an uncomfortable interest in the dangers and disasters of time travel. Can Basil and Olive keep control of their adventures, or will the Time Slurp and a certain villainous pig have their wicked way?' (Publication summary)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2016 .
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      Extent: 288p.
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      • Published 26 April 2016
      ISBN: 9781460703557, 9780733333705

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  • Also dyslexic edition
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Works about this Work

Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time (Olive of Groves #2) : Review Romi Sharp , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , July 2016;

— Review of Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time Katrina Nannestad , 2016 single work children's fiction
'Second book in this exciting series, Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time, took me back to my childhood love of The Folk of the Faraway Tree series. Here lies a modern day Enid Blyton classic brimming with quirky and charming language, eccentric characters and wonderfully imaginative adventures to far off lands (and eras). ...'
[Review Essay] Olive of the Groves and the Great Slurp of Time; Olive of the Groves and the Right Royal Romp Fran Knight , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books For Children , November vol. 31 no. 5 2016; (p. 38)
Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time (Olive of Groves #2) : Review Romi Sharp , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , July 2016;

— Review of Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time Katrina Nannestad , 2016 single work children's fiction
'Second book in this exciting series, Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time, took me back to my childhood love of The Folk of the Faraway Tree series. Here lies a modern day Enid Blyton classic brimming with quirky and charming language, eccentric characters and wonderfully imaginative adventures to far off lands (and eras). ...'
[Review Essay] Olive of the Groves and the Great Slurp of Time; Olive of the Groves and the Right Royal Romp Fran Knight , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books For Children , November vol. 31 no. 5 2016; (p. 38)
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