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Sylvie and the songman

Author: Tim Binding; Angela Barrett
Publisher: New York : Yearling Books, [2011], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Yearling edView all editions and formats
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"Sylvie Bartram's beloved dog, Mr. Jackson, has lost his bark. The birds have stopped singing. And in the growing silence, her dad has disappeared. Determined to find him, Sylvie and her best friend, kite-flying, tone deaf George, are drawn into the nightmare world of the Songman, a world haunted by the terrifying Woodpecker Man in his swan-powered balloon, a world where nothing can sing and no one can speak. Only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Children's fantasy fiction
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Binding; Angela Barrett
ISBN: 9780375859175 0375859179
OCLC Number: 639163185
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : David Fickling Books, 2008.
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tim Binding ; with illustrations by Angela Barrett.

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"Sylvie Bartram's beloved dog, Mr. Jackson, has lost his bark. The birds have stopped singing. And in the growing silence, her dad has disappeared. Determined to find him, Sylvie and her best friend, kite-flying, tone deaf George, are drawn into the nightmare world of the Songman, a world haunted by the terrifying Woodpecker Man in his swan-powered balloon, a world where nothing can sing and no one can speak. Only Sylvie can save the earth from its terrible voiceless fate."--Jacket.

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