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Code name Bananas

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780008305833

Publication Date: 5 Nov 2020

Subject: Children's novels

Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8)

AR: 4.3 MY

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In London during the blitz of 1940, an 11-year-old boy, his uncle, and a gorilla called Gertrude thwart a Nazi plot to change the course of the Second World War.

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In London during the blitz of 1940, an 11-year-old boy, his uncle, and a gorilla called Gertrude thwart a Nazi plot to change the course of the Second World War.


1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany.

Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there's one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla.

With bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude.

Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot...

NOTE: British Book Awards Shortlist 2021

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  • Shortlisted - British Book Awards - Children's Fiction 2021
Category
JF
Subject
Children's novels
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Full colour illus throughout
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5 Nov 2020
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9780008305833
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Cloth
Pages
480
Width
141mm
Height
222mm
Weight
591g
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