The book Mandurra Magic is about assumptions and consequences. Sarah goes back in time 1910 Mandurra for another adventure. Guy loves the new cattle dog, Patch, but others think that the dog is killing farm animals. Grandpa decides he must shoot the dog but Guy runs away with Patch. Sarah, Tom and Grandpa look everywhere but can't find him.
After a night of rain, a search party is organised, but Guy returns home by himself. He begs for help to rescue Patch who is caught in a rabbit trap. Sarah and Tom release Patch and discover that he is not the animal killer after all. Sarah realises that it is her special button that lets her travel between the past and present. Should she keep the button or destroy it?
About this series:
Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.
The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.
Each book is supported by full-colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right-hand page is a full-colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.
Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.