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On the Edge

On the Edge

Author: Linley Jones
$20.00(NZD)  inc GST
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Description

Brady's life isn't easy. At twelve years of age he has a fear of heights and is a victim of bullying. Even life at home isn't good. He is a gifted musician but his flute is trashed. The only bright spot is his friendship with an elderly Russian, a survivor of the Siege of Leningrad, who offers him the use of a golden flute. He is put to the test on a family sailing trip and finally faces and oversomes extreme challenges (including foiling crime). His problems don't go away but he learns to handle responsibility - and life.

Reviews

‘Action, adventure and authenticity, this book has it all. Whether Brady is facing challenges at school or home, playing music, out sailing or involved in a daring rescue, Linley Jones writes so convincingly the reader identifies with the characters and feels involved in every situation. Highly recommended reading for both boys and girls.’ - Jennifer Beck, renowned New Zealand children’s author ‘I liked that it was a New Zealand story at an intermediate school. I thought the characters were very real, and I could relate to them. I liked the part where they had to save Stan from the mountain, and I saw the way lots of different kids become Brady’s friends at the end.’ - Claire Samuel

Author description

Linely Jones is a former teacher and Reading and Language Advisor. She is a keen tramper who has walked most of the major tracks in NZ and also a sailor who has lived on board the family yacht, Campari, while voyaging around the Pacific Islands and circumnavigating NZ. Her other books include 'Net Navigator' and 'Making Waves'.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780992262839
  • : A M Publishing
  • : A M Publishing
  • : November 2013
  • : New Zealand
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Linley Jones
  • : Paperback
  • : 164