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The ghost's child

Author: Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: London : Walker, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An old lady is visited one day by a young boy, the child of a ghost, and a ghostly child at the same time. And from there the story of the old lady evolves - the story of her growth from a girl to a woman and the doomed love she has for a strange young man. Suggested level: secondary.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 9781406313192 140631319X
OCLC Number: 192027722
Awards: Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2002
Short-listed for Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2008
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sonya Hartnett.

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A teenage boy visits to the home of 75-year-old Matilda. She tells him the story of her life with Feather, a man who lived by the sea and had a great affinity for birds and wild creatures. She speaks  Read more...

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A magical love story ... deserves to captivate readers with it's fragile beauty. * The Bookseller * Each new Sonya Hartnett novel brings a different kind of pleasure ... If this book were a film, it Read more...

 
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