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The Resource A box of nothing, Peter Dickinson ; illustrated by Ian Newsham

A box of nothing, Peter Dickinson ; illustrated by Ian Newsham

Label
A box of nothing
Title
A box of nothing
Statement of responsibility
Peter Dickinson ; illustrated by Ian Newsham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the Nothing Shop James buys a box of nothing "a bit of the original nothing which was there before the universe began", and thus begins an adventure with odd but friendly creatures in a race across the desert against the terrible rat-general and the alarming gull people "to the beginning (or the end) of everything."
Member of
Summary
After the man in the closed, empty shop gives ten-year-old James a box of nothing, he finds himself in the Dump, a bizarre world filled with strangely altered rubbish and large intelligent rats
Storyline
Pace
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088677
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickinson, Peter
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Newsham, Ian
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Lythway book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ten-year-old boys
  • Parallel universes
  • Animal intelligence
  • Imaginary places
  • Gulls
  • Rats
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A box of nothing, Peter Dickinson ; illustrated by Ian Newsham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 1985
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16856362
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
195 pages (large print)
Isbn
9780745105475
Lccn
gb8712633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A box of nothing, Peter Dickinson ; illustrated by Ian Newsham
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 1985
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16856362
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
195 pages (large print)
Isbn
9780745105475
Lccn
gb8712633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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