Lizard's tale / Weng Wai Chan.

By: Chan, Weng Wai [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Melbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, 2019Description: 312 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781925603910; 1925603911 Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Children's fiction | Spies -- Children's fiction | Theft -- Children's fiction | Singapore -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: War stories. DDC classification: [Fic] Summary: 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?
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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?

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