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The kite rider

The kite rider

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Set in 13th-century China, this is the adventurous, compulsive story of Haoyou, a boy who makes his way in the world by flying into the air, strapped to a huge kite. The story is full of both  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Young adult works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN: 0192718606 9780192718600 0192751573 9780192751577 9780192755285 0192755285
OCLC Number: 1107727592
Awards: Winner of Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award 2001
Winner of Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: A Special Book to Keep Forever 2001
Short-listed for LA Carnegie Medal 2002
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2002
Short-listed for Blue Peter Book Award 2001
Description: 212 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Geraldine McCaughrean.


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It snatches you up from the first chapter . . . beautiful and compulsive * The Sunday Times * gripping stuff * Ian Hislop, The Sunday Telegraph * a marvellous soaring story that gives you a glimpse Read more...

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