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Bullies in the playground. Cranky teachers lurking around every corner. A place where the girls are tougher than the boys. Topsy turvy land. Down Under indeed.
Timothy Talbot is beginning to wonder what sort of country he has come to. Life was never like this back home in England. He thought New Zealand was meant to be clean, green and peaceful.
Playground punch-ups and amorous advances from Aroha Kennedy are only the beginning of Timothy's troubles, however. When a strange antique writing desk arrives in his midst Timothy finds that his whole world is about to be turned on its head...