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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Gerander Trilogy
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y separately published work icon The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , Pymble : ABC Books , 2010 Z1734220 2010 single work children's fiction children's adventure '"Alistair has been kidnapped!"

'Alex, Alice and Alistair think they are just three ordinary mice, until Alistair mysteriously vanishes. Then Alex and Alice learn a secret about their family: a secret which means Alistair′s life is in danger - unless Alex and Alice can find him first...

'So begins a hair-raising journey as Alex and Alice try to outrun enemy agents in a desperate race against time.

'"Spies!...Rebels!"

'Meanwhile, Alistair is astonished to find himself in a far-off land where everyone - except his new friend Tibby Rose - is his enemy. But why? Pursued at every turn, the pair must try to unravel the mystery. And when they do, they discover that it is not only their own lives which are in peril...the future of an entire country is at stake. (From the publisher's website.)
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y separately published work icon The Spies of Gerander Frances Watts , Pymble : HarperCollins , 2011 Z1811174 2011 single work children's fiction children's adventure '′It had been four years since the triplets had seen their parents -- and for most of that time, they′d thought their parents were dead...′

Alistair, Alice and Alex have returned home safe from their adventures, but now that they know their homeland, Gerander, is in danger they can′t sit by and do nothing. Together with their friend Tibby Rose, they join FIG -- an organisation working to free Gerander from the rule of greedy Queen Eugenia of Souris.

Posing as orphans, Alex and Alice are sent on a risky undercover mission to the capital of Gerander in a desperate attempt to learn the Sourians′ plans -- only to encounter some old enemies . . . and some new ones.

Meanwhile, Alistair and Tibby Rose set out to find Gerander′s secret paths and rescue Alistair′s parents from an enemy prison. But someone is determined to stop them -- someone who seems to know their every move. Is it possible FIG has a traitor?' (Publisher's blurb)
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y separately published work icon The Secret of Zanzibar Frances Watts , Sydney : ABC Books , 2012 Z1904226 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure ''So many secrets ...so many lies ...' Time is running out, as Queen Eugenia prepares to crown herself the absolute ruler of Greater Gerander. And so Alistair and Tibby Rose travel deep into dangerous territory on a daring mission to stop her, while Alice and Alex risk their lives by returning to the enemy stronghold they so recently fled. They must act now to restore Zanzibar to the throne, or lose their homeland forever. But Zanzibar has a secret. And it may cost Alistair his life.' (Publisher's blurb)

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First known date: 2010
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2010- .
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Works about this Work

Know the Author : Frances Watts Christine Horsfield (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 26 no. 4 2011; (p. 4-7)
Know the Author : Frances Watts Christine Horsfield (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 26 no. 4 2011; (p. 4-7)
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