Huda and me / H. Hayek.

By: Hayek, Huda [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2021Copyright date: ©2021Description: 193 pages : 1 portrait ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760526023; 1760526029Other title: Huda & meSubject(s): Airports -- Children's fiction | Families -- Children's fiction | Parents -- Children's fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Children's fiction | Runaway children -- Children's fiction | Aunts -- Children's fiction | International travel -- Children's fiction | Reunions -- Children's fiction | Melbourne (Vic.) -- Children's fiction | Beirut (Lebanon) -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Action and adventure fiction. DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Huda's sitting in the airport lounge, fiddling with our tickets. I can tell she's excited because she has a little smile on her face and she keeps glancing at her pink digital watch. I can't believe we're doing this. I can't believe we're running away from home. Well, we're not really running away. We'll come back. We're running to our parents. On the other side of the world. When their parents have to travel to Beirut unexpectedly, twelve-year-old Akeal and his six siblings are horrified to be left behind in Melbourne with the dreaded Aunt Amel as their babysitter. Things do not go well, and Akeal's naughty little sister, Huda, hatches a bold plan to escape. After stealing Aunt Amel's credit card to buy plane tickets to Lebanon, Huda persuades her reluctant favourite brother to come with her. So begins Huda and Akeal's hair-raising and action-packed journey to reunite with their parents half a world away, in a city they've grown up dreaming about but have never seen.
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"A bold plan, a stolen credit card and a trip halfway around the world"--Cover.

Huda's sitting in the airport lounge, fiddling with our tickets. I can tell she's excited because she has a little smile on her face and she keeps glancing at her pink digital watch. I can't believe we're doing this. I can't believe we're running away from home. Well, we're not really running away. We'll come back. We're running to our parents. On the other side of the world. When their parents have to travel to Beirut unexpectedly, twelve-year-old Akeal and his six siblings are horrified to be left behind in Melbourne with the dreaded Aunt Amel as their babysitter. Things do not go well, and Akeal's naughty little sister, Huda, hatches a bold plan to escape. After stealing Aunt Amel's credit card to buy plane tickets to Lebanon, Huda persuades her reluctant favourite brother to come with her. So begins Huda and Akeal's hair-raising and action-packed journey to reunite with their parents half a world away, in a city they've grown up dreaming about but have never seen.

9-12 years.

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