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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Word Hunters
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y separately published work icon The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne (illustrator), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2012 Z1884595 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy 'From award-winning author Nick Earls and illustrator Terry Whidborne comes a mysterious, action-packed series for the word nerd in us all.

Lexi and Al Hunter are twins with almost nothing in common - except their parents and their birthday! At school Lexi hangs with her friends in the cool crowd, while Al hides in the library reading about history, battles and faraway places.

When the twins stumble upon an old dictionary their world as they know it changes. They are blasted into history to hunt down the words that threaten to vanish from our past and our present. Their lives and the future of the world are at stake. Can they find a way back home? Or will they be trapped in the past forever? Now more than ever, they need to depend on each other if they want to survive.' (Publisher's blurb)
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y separately published work icon The Lost Hunters Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2013 Z1924871 2013 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'In their previous adventure, Lexi and Al thought they had seen it all - time travel, epic battles, ancient cities on the point of collapse and vomiting rats. But nothing could prepare them for the realisation that their missing grandfather is a word hunter too and has been lost in the past. Only Lexi and Al can save him, but how do you find someone in 3000 years of history?

With more battles, more action and more words, these hunters are discovering history like never before, as they search for their grandfather - the lost hunter.' (Publisher's blurb)
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y separately published work icon War of the Word Hunters Nick Earls , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2013 Z1933680 2013 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy

'From award-winning author Nick Earls and illustrator Terry Whidborne comes the third and final book in a mysterious, action-packed series for the word nerd in us all.

'The final battle is coming, the grey-robes are armed and dangerous and ready for war. Lexi, Al and their friends are ready too – or as ready as they can be. The journey so far has been harder than they imagined – they have fought ancient warriors, searched long-lost cities for clues, and trained night and day for the moment when they face their arch enemy. But will it be enough? Can they defeat him and save the English language forever?

'In this amazing last adventure, Lexi and Al plunge back into the past to fight for English, and to discover that language isn’t the only thing worth fighting for.' (Publication summary)

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First known date: 2012

Works about this Work

Word Hunters Nick Earls , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 3-4)
You Don't Say Nick Earls , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 23 June 2013; (p. 14)
The End of an Adventure Kate Blackwood , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 9)
Untitled Miffy Farquharson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 20 no. 4 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of The Rumpelgeist Fiona McIntosh , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Word Hunters Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne , 2012 series - author children's fiction
For Kids Elli Housden , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13-14 October 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Word Hunters Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne , 2012 series - author children's fiction ; The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
For Kids Elli Housden , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13-14 October 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Word Hunters Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne , 2012 series - author children's fiction ; The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
Untitled Miffy Farquharson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 20 no. 4 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of The Rumpelgeist Fiona McIntosh , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Word Hunters Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne , 2012 series - author children's fiction
The End of an Adventure Kate Blackwood , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 9)
You Don't Say Nick Earls , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 23 June 2013; (p. 14)
Word Hunters Nick Earls , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 3-4)
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