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Is part of Kingdoms and Empires Jaclyn Moriarty , 2017 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone
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'Bronte Mettlestone's parents ran away to have adventures leaving her to be raised by her Aunt Isabelle and the Butler. She's had a perfectly pleasant childhood of afternoon teas and riding lessons—and no adventures, thank you very much. But Bronte's parents have left extremely detailed (and bossy) instructions in their will. She is to travel the kingdoms and empires, perfectly alone, delivering special gifts to her ten other aunts.

'There is a farmer aunt who owns an orange orchard and a veterinarian aunt who specialises in dragon care, a pair of aunts who captain a cruise ship together and a former rock-star aunt who is now the reigning monarch of a small kingdom. Now, armed with only her parents' instructions, a chest full of strange gifts and her own strong will, Bronte must journey forth to face dragons, Chief Detectives and pirates—and the gathering suspicion that there might be something more to her extremely inconvenient quest than meets the eye . . .'

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      Extent: 512p.
      Note/s:
      • Published November 2017.

      ISBN: 9781760297176
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Arthur A. Levine Books ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 384p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published autumn 2018.

      ISBN: 9781338255843
    • Oxford, Oxfordshire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Guppy Books ,
      2019 .
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      Extent: 391p.
      Reprinted: 1 Jul 2020 Paperback ed.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 October 2019
      ISBN: 9781913101039, 9781913101053 (pbk)

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Works about this Work

Trio of Authors Packs a Punch Joy Lawn , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27 January 2018; (p. 18)

— Review of Take Three Girls Cath Crowley , Simmone Howell , Fiona Wood , 2017 single work novel ; A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares Krystal Sutherland , 2017 single work novel ; Unrequited Emma Grey , 2017 single work novel ; Sparrow Scot Gardner , 2017 single work novel ; Wilder Country Mark Smith , 2017 single work novel ; Nevermoor : The Trials of Morrigan Crow Jessica Townsend , 2017 single work children's fiction ; The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Jaclyn Moriarty , 2017 single work children's fiction

'The following books each contain something unexpected.'  (Introduction)

[Review] The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Pauline Hosking , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , November vol. 32 no. 5 2017; (p. 37)

— Review of The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Jaclyn Moriarty , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Bronte Mettlestone is ten years-old when her parents, whom she hardly knew, are killed by pirates. In their will they leave extremely detailed instructions about a journey Bronte must take to deliver special gifts to her many aunts, along the way she has many wacky adventures wit water sprites, dragons and pirates. Each aunt tells Bronte a little bit more about her parents. She discovers that her father was a Spellbinder and her mother was a Whisperer. Bronte has inherited powers from both of them.' (Introduction)

[Review] The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Pauline Hosking , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , November vol. 32 no. 5 2017; (p. 37)

— Review of The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Jaclyn Moriarty , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Bronte Mettlestone is ten years-old when her parents, whom she hardly knew, are killed by pirates. In their will they leave extremely detailed instructions about a journey Bronte must take to deliver special gifts to her many aunts, along the way she has many wacky adventures wit water sprites, dragons and pirates. Each aunt tells Bronte a little bit more about her parents. She discovers that her father was a Spellbinder and her mother was a Whisperer. Bronte has inherited powers from both of them.' (Introduction)

Trio of Authors Packs a Punch Joy Lawn , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27 January 2018; (p. 18)

— Review of Take Three Girls Cath Crowley , Simmone Howell , Fiona Wood , 2017 single work novel ; A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares Krystal Sutherland , 2017 single work novel ; Unrequited Emma Grey , 2017 single work novel ; Sparrow Scot Gardner , 2017 single work novel ; Wilder Country Mark Smith , 2017 single work novel ; Nevermoor : The Trials of Morrigan Crow Jessica Townsend , 2017 single work children's fiction ; The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Jaclyn Moriarty , 2017 single work children's fiction

'The following books each contain something unexpected.'  (Introduction)

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