Tomorrow is Linnie's birthday, and all she wants is to see the bore: a tidal wave about to crash down the estuary. But there's a problem on the farm and (to her sister's delight) mum says she can't go. Desperate to see it, Linnie makes a big mistake, but finds help from an unlikely source in this gripping story by award-winning author Ally Kennan.
* Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books.
* Text type: An adventure story.
* Curriculum links: Citizenship: Choices.
* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader