The Trouble with Donovan Croft

by Bernard Ashley | Children's Books | This book has not been rated.
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Registered by Mothercat of Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on 7/4/2003
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Journal Entry 1 by Mothercat from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Friday, July 04, 2003
The shock of being parted from his parents and dispatched to a foster-home has affected Donovan Croft's powers of speech. The Chapmans' first glimpse of him is of a frightened little figure huddled in the back of the welfare officer's car. At first they have no idea that he is ill, and are baffled by his total refusal to speak. Landed with this strange, unresponsive foster-brother, ten-year-old Keith Chapman foresees problems ahead at home and at school. He cannot imagine his new teacher, the notorious Mr Henry, standing for any nonsense from Donovan. Nor can he be sure how the arrival of the newcomer will be taken by his own 'gang'. On the first day of the new term Keith sees that life is going to be difficult, and that he will have to choose between protecting his foster-brother and enjoying himself with his friends.

Purchased recently at the annual Theatre Royal book sale, specifically for BookCrossing.

Released on Tuesday, July 08, 2003 at The Boardroom Cafe, Hereford Street in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand.

Released to awhina at tonight's Meetup.

Journal Entry 3 by awhina from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Tuesday, July 08, 2003
I'll update this with a proper joural entry once the book has been read. : )

Journal Entry 4 by wingfuturecatwing from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Tuesday, March 08, 2005
Picked up at the meetup tonight.

Reserved for release at the NZBC Convention.

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Released 15 yrs ago (3/25/2005 UTC) at Cathedral Square - details in notes in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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At the base of the Chalice. It had a few friends to keep it company :-)

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