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The night rainbow

Author: Claire King
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing ; London, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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5-year-old Pea and her little sister Margot play alone in the meadow behind their house. Their mother is too sad to take care of them. Pea's father has died in an accident. Then Pea meets Claude, a  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire King
ISBN: 9781408824672 1408824671
OCLC Number: 861965479
Notes: During one long, hot summer, five year old Pea and her little sister Margot play alone in the meadow behind their house, on the edge of a small village in Southern France. Her mother is too sad to take care of them; she left her happiness in the hospital, along with the baby. Pea's father has died in an accident and Mama, burdened by her double grief and isolated from the village by her Englishness, has retreated to a place where Pea cannot reach her, although she tries desperately to do so. Then Pea meets Claude, a man who seems to love the meadow as she does and who always has time to play. Pea believes that she and Margot have found a friend, and maybe even a new papa. But why do the villagers view Claude with suspicion?
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Claire King.

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