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Writing name for: Jennifer Rowe
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1 y separately published work icon Elvis Eager and the Golden Egg Emily Rodda , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2021 20399538 2021 single work children's fiction children's

'Monty lives on a perfect island in the middle of a magical sea. Sometimes the sea throws up something interesting … and Monty goes on an amazing adventure!

'On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find…
'The most unexpected things wash up on Monty's Island. And a golden egg might be his most amazing find yet!
'But when a pair of flying monsters and a mysterious explorer arrive, it seems the egg is about to hatch into a very big problem.
'Can Monty find a way to solve it? Surely he can! All he needs is a little help from his friends. And the Hairy Horrible.
'An adventurous and entertaining new series from beloved author Emily Rodda.' (Introduction)

1 y separately published work icon Beady Bold and the Yum-Yams Emily Rodda , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 19522859 2020 single work children's fiction children's 'On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find...

'Everyone loves Bring-and-Buy Day, when Trader Jolly visits the Island with all the supplies Monty and his friends need.

'But this Bring-and-Buy day is different. Instead of Trader Jolly, there's a sneaky new trader called Beady Bold. And he's arrived with a boatload of trouble. The yum-yams are yummy, but they're hiding a very scary secret.

'All seems lost until Monty comes up with a daring plan.' (Publication summary)
 
1 y separately published work icon Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell Emily Rodda , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 18508478 2020 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'On a beautiful island far away, on a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find . . .

'Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home. What can they do? Hiding is not an option— especially when Bunchy accidentally turns the whole island stripey with her new magic wand. It's going to take one of Monty's best ideas to save them!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Monty's Island Emily Rodda , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020- 18508416 2020 series - author children's fiction
1 1 y separately published work icon The Glimme Emily Rodda , Gosford : Omnibus Books , 2019 16878115 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'Lone Annie sees dragons in your future. She sees giants. She sees fire and water. She sees death. Finn's life in the village of Wichant is hard. Only his drawings of the wild coastline, with its dragon-shaped clouds and headlands that look like giants, make him happy. Then the strange housekeeper from a mysterious clifftop mansion sees his talent and buys him for a handful of gold and then reveals to him seven extraordinary paintings. Finn thinks the paintings must be pure fantasy — such amazing scenes and creatures can't be real! He's wrong. Soon he is going to slip through the veil between worlds and plunge into the wonders and perils of The Glimme.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon His Name Was Walter Emily Rodda , Sydney South : HarperCollins Australia , 2018 13534394 2018 single work children's fiction children's

'While on a history excursion, an ill-assorted group of four kids and their teacher are left on a country road when their minibus breaks down. At the suggestion of a friendly tow-truck driver, the five take shelter in a nearby old, deserted mansion. There they find a little old desk with a secret drawer. Inside the drawer is a book containing a handwritten story and a series of vivid, strangely lifelike paintings. The book is called His Name Was Walter.

'The story begins: 'Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own.' And so begins the tale of Walter - his lonely childhood, his flight from the haunted streets of the city, his discovery of Magda the witch, his quest to find Magda's lost daughter, and his meeting with the love of his life, the mysterious, tragic girl he calls Sparrow.

'As the night closes in around them and the story of Walter and Sparrow unfolds, the kids read it avidly.. Slowly the outer and inner stories begin to mesh. Slowly the story of Walter draws the five members of the group together. And in the end every one of the five plays a vital role in the uncovering of the truth.'

Source: Publilsher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon The Shop at Hoopers Bend Emily Rodda , Sydney : HarperCollins Australia , 2017 11204802 2017 single work novel children's fantasy

'Eleven-year-old Jonquil (known as Quil) Medway is a girl with more than an unusual name. Quil's parents died in a car accident when she was a baby and she now goes to boarding school, but spends her holidays with an aunt - or at camp, which is where Quil is heading when she decides to get off early at a train stop called Hooper's Bend.

'It is there that Quil meets Pirate, a chunky little white dog with black spots who immediately adopts her and Bailey, a crabby older lady who has gone to Hooper's Bend to check out the shop that has been left to her by an uncle.

'There is something magical about the shop at Hooper's Bend though, and once it casts its spell on Quil and Bailey they are drawn together in an unlikely friendship and their fight to save the shop from developers.' (Publication Summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Hungry Isle Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2016 8850311 2016 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Britta of Del wants nothing less than to be the new Apprentice Trader of the Rosalyn fleet. Family and friends and even the terrible secret of her parentage will not stop her. But how can she succeed when her true identity must surely be guessed by Trader Mab, who knew her father, and the crew of the Star of Deltora? Relying on no more than her wits and the kind acts of friends she makes along the way, Britta is drawn closer and closer to her terrible destiny.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Towers of Illica Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2016 8850265 2016 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Britta of Del wants nothing less than to be the new Apprentice Trader of the Rosalyn fleet. Family and friends and even the terrible secret of her parentage will not stop her. But how can she succeed when her true identity must surely be guessed by Trader Mab, who knew her father, and the crew of the Star of Deltora? Relying on no more than her wits and the kind acts of friends she makes along the way, Britta is drawn closer and closer to her terrible destiny.' (Publication summary)

1 3 y separately published work icon Shadows of the Master Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2015 8197887 2015 single work children's fiction children's fantasy (taught in 1 units)

'Britta has always wanted to be a trader like her father, sailing the nine seas and bringing precious cargo home to Del harbour. Her dreams seemed safe until her fathers quest to find the fabled Staff of Tier ended in blood and horror. Now his shamed family is in hiding, and his ship, the Star of Deltora, belongs to the powerful Rosalyn fleet. But Brittas ambition burns as fiercely as ever.When she suddenly gets the chance to win back her future she knows she has to take it whatever the cost. She has no idea that shadows from a distant, haunted isle are watching her every move.' (Publication summary)

1 3 y separately published work icon Two Moons Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2015 8197861 2015 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Britta is now aboard the Star of Deltora with her three rivals for the Trader Rosalyn Apprenticeship. Nothing can prepare Britta for the terror that awaits her in the perilous, forbidden swamplands of Two Moons.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Star of Deltora Emily Rodda , 2015 Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2015- 8197834 2015 series - author children's fiction children's fantasy
1 From Rowan of Rin Emily Rodda , 2014 extract children's fiction (Rowan of Rin)
— Appears in: Stories for Nine Year Olds 2014; (p. 57)
1 y separately published work icon Stories from Squeak Street Andrew McLean , Emily Rodda , Adelaide : Working Title Press , 2014 6922656 2014 selected work children's fiction

'The Squeak Street mice are back again in this entertaining collection of five stories from the much loved Squeak Street series.

'Meet the richest mouse in Squeak Street, Old Bun from No 1, and fearless treasure-hunter One-Shoe from No 2. Share the excitement of Fee-Fee from No 3 as she enters the Cheesey Chews competition for the holiday of her dreams. Find out if Pink-Paw from No 4 can finish her painting in time for the special viewing at the Sunny Corner Home for Old Mice and discover why Clive from No 5 makes everyone in Squeak Street happy.'  (Publication summary)
 

1 y separately published work icon More Stories from Squeak Street Emily Rodda , Andrew McLean , Adelaide : Working Title Press , 2014 6922566 2014 selected work short story children's

'The Squeak Street nice are back again in this entertaining collection of five stories from the much loved Squeak Street series.

'Meet Quick-Sticks from Number 6 who wants to be a famous drummer and Kevin from Number 7, the reluctant hero who solves the mystery of Rosie Rich- Mouse's missing jewels. Find out why Tails the Great from Number 8 is so scary. Share the piratical adventures of Adeline from Number 9 when she sets sail for Dead Mouse Island, and discover why everyone in Squeak Street loves Ben from Number 10.' (Publication summary)
 

1 y separately published work icon The Three Doors Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2013 6609436 2013 selected work children's fiction
1 2 y separately published work icon The Third Door Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2012 Z1903159 2012 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'Against all odds, Rye and Sonia have survived the perils behind the gold and silver Doors. But Weld is still under threat, and Rye knows what he has to do. One Door remains a mystery - the ancient wooden Door that he has been drawn to from the beginning. For good or ill, his desperate quest will end beyond that Door. All he has to do is dare to go through it.'--Back cover.
1 3 y separately published work icon The Silver Door Emily Rodda , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2012 Z1868753 2012 single work children's fiction children's fantasy
'Three magic Doors you here behold
Time to choose: Wood? Silver? Gold?
Listen to your inner voice
And you will make the wisest choice.

Rye is willing to risk everything to save his brothers, lost in the terrifying world beyond the Wall of Weld. Sonia is determined to find and destroy the Enemy who is sending the ferocious flying beasts called skimmers to ravage the city. The companions barely escaped with their lives during their first thrilling adventure beyond the golden Door. But they won't give up. Their desperate quest must continue. Deep in the ancient heart of the Keep of Weld, two more doors await them.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 7 y separately published work icon The Golden Door Emily Rodda , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2011 Z1799310 2011 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'The walled city of Weld is under attack from ferocious flying creatures that raid in the night, bringing death and destruction. The Warden calls for Volunteers to find and destroy the Enemy sending the invaders, and the heroes of Weld answer the call one by one, never to return. Rye is officially too young to go, but his brothers are among the lost, and he must help them. What terrors await him beyond the wall?' Source: www.readings.com.au/ (Sighted 18/08/2011).
1 1 y separately published work icon Three Doors Emily Rodda , 2011 Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2011-2012 Z1799303 2011 series - author children's fiction children's fantasy
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