The Resource Ariki and the giant shark, [Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Nicola Kinnear]

Ariki and the giant shark, [Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Nicola Kinnear]

Label
Ariki and the giant shark
Title
Ariki and the giant shark
Statement of responsibility
[Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Nicola Kinnear]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Washed up on Turtle Island as a toddler, Ariki has always felt different from the other children. But there's somewhere she belongs heart and soul: the sea, where she plays with dolphins, sharks, whales and turtles. One day Ariki catches sight of a strange creature in the water, bigger than any she's seen before soon after, an enormous shark tooth is found on the sand. When a group of giant sharks start circling the shore, the island's fishermen are too afraid to go out to sea. Without fish the people will starve. Can Ariki save the day?
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Summary
From multi award-winning author Nicola Davies comes a new adventure series, starring a young girl living on a tropical island in a sea full of islands. Washed up on Turtle Island as a toddler, Ariki has always felt different from the other children. But there's somewhere she belongs heart and soul: the sea, where she plays with dolphins, sharks, whales and turtles. One day Ariki catches sight of a strange creature in the water, bigger than any she's seen before - soon after, an enormous shark tooth is found on the sand. When a group of giant sharks start circling the shore, the island's fishermen are too afraid to go out to sea. Without fish the people will starve... Can Ariki save the day? The first in an exciting new series, this book is strikingly original but has the feel of a classic: Ariki's world is a timeless paradise, and children are sure to fall under the spell of this cheeky, charming little girl.
Theme
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10667589
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, Nicola
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kinnear, Nicola
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Ariki
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sharks
  • Courage
  • Islands
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ariki and the giant shark, [Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Nicola Kinnear]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
136 pages
Isbn
9781406369793
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Ariki and the giant shark, [Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Nicola Kinnear]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
136 pages
Isbn
9781406369793
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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