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  • Published: 22 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781742531373
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 132

Gorgon in the Gully: Pocket Money Puffin


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A gentle story about overcoming fear and looking at things from all angles, from bestselling author Melina Marchetta.

Beyond the basketball courts and classrooms of St Raph's is a gully where everything disappears forever. Danny Griggs has heard stories about a creature that lives down there. So why does he volunteer to face the Gorgon when he's been petrified of everything all his life?
A gentle story about overcoming fear and looking at things from all angles, from much-loved and best-selling author Melina Marchetta.

  • Pub date: 22 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781742531373
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 132

About the Author

Melina Marchetta

Melina Marchetta is a bestselling author in more than twenty countries and eighteen languages. She has published award-winning young adult, fantasy and crime fiction, including her acclaimed crime novel, Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil. Her much-loved Australian classic, Looking for Alibrandi, swept the pool of literary awards when it was published, and was also released as a film, adapted by Marchetta, winning an AFI Award and an Independent Film Award for best screenplay, as well as the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award. Marchetta's award-winning Saving Francesca and companion novel The Piper's Son also received much acclaim in Australia and internationally, and in 2009 Marchetta won the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association for Jellicoe Road. She lives in Sydney.

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