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Jackdaw Summer
David Almond

Classification : Adventure Stories
Pub Date : May 07, 2009
Imprint : Hodder Children'S Books
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340881996
Price : 350

About the book

A long hot summer

A wild boy

An abandoned baby

An act of violence

Every summer Liam and Max roam the wild countryside of Northumberland - but this year things are different. One hot summer's day a jackdaw leads the two boys into an ancient farm house where they find a baby, wrapped in a blanket, with a scribbled note pinned to it: PLESE LOOK AFTER HER RITE. THIS IS A CHILDE OF GOD.And so begins Jackdaw Summer. A summer when friendships are tested. A summer when lines between good and bad are blurred. A summer that Liam will never forget ...A stunning novel from the author of the modern children's classic Skellig - winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award.

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