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The dark forest of Northwood has never seen the likes of Cecilia Undergarment before …

Cecilia Undergarment likes a challenge. So when she discovers a sad and neglected dog, she is determined to rescue him. No matter what. But her daring dog rescue lands her in deep trouble. Trouble in the form of being lost in the dark forest of Northwood. A forest where ferocious black lions roam. A forest that hides a secret castle, an unlikely king and many a mystery. A forest where those who enter never return. But Cecilia is determined to find her way home. No matter what.

Full of adventure and humour, this story is ideal for 8-12 year olds

Illustrated by Donovan Bixley

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Suggested Age Range: 8-12yrs

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A delightful story this for primary school children who like adventure fantasy stories with a bit of a mystery....

- Bobs Book Blog - July 2011

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a superb read-aloud, or a wonderful book for a child to read to themselves...

- Malcolm - Storytime Books - August 2011

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...lots of charm and wit and some very delicious illustrations by Donovan Bixley....

- Deb Abela - ABC Canberra - August 2011

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Northwood is a delightful tale for 8 to 10-year-olds...

- Gillian Vine - Otago Daily Times - September 2011

Read Review is a little like someone telling you a story when they are easily distracted...

- Brilla - Random Acts of Reviewing - September 2011

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One of the books of 2011...

- Vicki Stanton - Buzz Words Books - October 2011

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