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Kit's wilderness

Author: David Almond
Publisher: London : Hodder Children's, 1999.
Series: Segnature (Milan, Italy)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Social issues
Fiction
Juvenile works
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Almond
ISBN: 0340727160 9780340727164
OCLC Number: 43342540
Awards: Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2000
Winner of Smarties Book Prize Silver Award 1999
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2000
Short-listed for Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 1999
Description: 233 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Segnature (Milan, Italy)
Responsibility: David Almond.

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