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He let the matchstick burn, knowing the power in his hand... flame filled the inside of his head. It ran along his arteries. It licked around his bones.
Kitty Wix is knocked over as a strange loping figure is seen fleeing the burning stables. But who is the 'fire-raiser' and why is he creating such terror? Kitty has her own suspicions, and so do other children in the town. When the crazed man with fire in his head strikes again, the children find themselves in terrible danger.
A thrilling children's classic from the award-winning author of The Fat Man, Salt and Gool.
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  • EBook

    9781742539539

    July 24, 2013

    Penguin eBooks (NZ Juvenile)

    156 pages

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Plumb Trilogy
Prowlers
The Limping Man
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Salt NZ Edition
The Limping Man: The Salt Trilogy Volume III
Under the Mountain
Access Road
Salt: The Salt Trilogy Volume 1
The Fat Man
The Fire-Raiser
Gool
Hostel Girl
Orchard Street
The Champion
The World Around The Corner
Salt
Halfmen Of O
Priests of Ferris
Motherstone
The Halfmen of O: The O Trilogy Volume 1
Motherstone: The O Trilogy Volume 3
The Priests of Ferris: The O Trilogy Volume 2
Blindsight

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