Description - Nitty Gritty 2: The Spiral Chrysalis by Glynne MacLean
When Nareen finds a spiral-shaped chrysalis in her backyard she is sure it's the magical chrysalis her gran told her about. She is soon drawn through the spiral into another world.
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Pearson Heinemann NZ
Publisher: Pearson Education New Zealand
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Author Biography - Glynne MacLean
Glynne MacLean is a novelist and poet based in Wellington, New Zealand. Glynne's latest novel, The Spiral Chrysalis was released in New Zealand, Canada and Australia in February 2008. The Spiral Chrysalis is a fast moving junior fantasy published by Pearson Education as part of their Nitty Gritty Novel series. Glynne's first novel, Roivan, a sci fi novel for young teenagers published by Penguin, came out in August 2003 to excellent reviews. In addition to being listed as a NZ Listener Best Book of 2003 it was listed by the Children's Literature Foundation of New Zealand among just eight Young Adult Fiction titles in their List of Notable Books 2004. Roivan won the 2003 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best New Talent as well as being a finalist in the Sir Julius Vogel Awards Best Novel category. The Spiral Chrysalis is Glynne's third novel. Her fourth novel is due out later in 2008.