Lizard's tale

Lizard's tale
Chan, Weng Wai
  • Item Type: Book - XX(1746991.2)
  • Published: 2019
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It’s Singapore in 1940, war is just around the corner but twelve-year-old Lizard doesn’t know that. He lives in Chinatown above a tailor’s shop, surviving on his wits and hustling for odd jobs. When he steals a small teak box containing a Japanese code book from a Raffles Hotel suite, he finds himself in a dangerous world of wartime espionage. Lizard doesn’t know who to trust. How is the mysterious book inside the box connected to his friend Lili, a girl full of secrets and fighting skills? Can he trust her, or will she betray him in the end? Lizard’s Tale is an action-packed adventure for middle-grade readers, set in a British colony in Asia as the Japanese invasion of Singapore looms.

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Children's stories.
Theft--Juvenile fiction.


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9781925603910 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Chan, Weng Wai,


Lizard's tale / Weng Wai Chan.

Publication Info:

Melbourne, Australia : Text Publishing, 2019.

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312 pages ; 20 cm.

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Subject term:

Children's stories.

Subject term:

Theft--Juvenile fiction.

Geographic term:

Singapore--Juvenile fiction.

Genre index term:

Spy fiction.

Genre index term:

Historical fiction.

Genre index term:

Action and adventure fiction.

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