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Across The Creek

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When Jenie disappears, Aidan can't forget about it and his curiosity gets the better of him.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Lothian Children's Books
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Anne Hamilton
Nov 16, 2015 Anne Hamilton rated it really liked it
A story that is heavily imbued both Cornish and Australian folklore. Aidan has been taught to be mighty careful about the creek – it was there that his friend Jenice disappeared without a trace. The townsfolk with longer memories talk of other children vanished long ago.

Aidan crosses the creek and discovers a dragadoo, half-kangaroo, half-dragon and decides with the help of a friendly piskey to look for Jenice. Soon he finds an eerie Lake and Jenice, along with several other children, being car
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When little I ran around with a jotter and a pencil, pretending to write a story but not knowing how to spell any words except Dick, Dora and cat. My mother asked me to tell stories. A lot of my stories stayed in my head, as being the youngest and living in the country didn't bring many opportunities for an audience. I was born in Penola, in South Australia. We had a sheep farm until I was six, ...more
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