The Fire-Raiser by Maurice Gee

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Kitty Wix is knocked over as a strange loping figure is seen fleeing the burning stables. But who is the 'fire-raiser' and why is he creating such terror? Kitty has her own suspicions, and so do other children in the town. When the crazed man with fire in his head strikes again, the children find themselves in terrible danger. from the multi-award-winning author, Maurice Gee.

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Maurice Gee is an acclaimed novelist from New Zealand. His books are frequent bestsellers in his homeland. One, The Halfman of O, was the winner of the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award, and Under the Mountain was a popular television serial.
Published November 24, 2008 by NZ ePenguin. 155 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, War, History. Fiction

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knocked down by the man as he makes a hasty exit, Kitty soon realizes that he is Edgar Marwick, a reclusive, belligerent farmer.

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