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Is part of Word Hunters Nick Earls , Terry Whidborne , 2012 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
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'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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  • Epigraph:
    While stories build from words, it's true,
    The words themselves have stories too.
    Who dares to read? Who dares to look?
    Who dares to hunt within this book?

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Works about this Work

Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary by Nick Earls Jo Antareau , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , September 2012;

— Review of The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
Side-Slips Sophie Splatt , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 346 2012; (p. 68)

— Review of The Amber Amulet Craig Silvey , 2012 single work novella ; 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
[Review Essay] The Curious Dictionary Jo Goodman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 27 no. 4 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review Essay] The Curious Dictionary Meg Whelan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June/July vol. 91 no. 9 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review Essay] The Curious Dictionary Meg Whelan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June/July vol. 91 no. 9 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review Essay] The Curious Dictionary Jo Goodman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 27 no. 4 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of 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
Side-Slips Sophie Splatt , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 346 2012; (p. 68)

— Review of The Amber Amulet Craig Silvey , 2012 single work novella ; The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary by Nick Earls Jo Antareau , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , September 2012;

— Review of The Curious Dictionary Nick Earls , 2012 single work children's fiction
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