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A secret of birds & bone

By: Millwood Hargrave, Kiran

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1911077945 / 9781911077947
Hardback
823.92
01/10/2020
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England
23 cm 313 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Includes QR code.

The perfect Christmas gift: a spellbinding new novel from the Sunday Times-bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. In an Italian city ravaged by plague, Sofia's mother carves beautiful mementoes from the bones of loved ones.

But one day, she doesn't return home. Did her work lead her into danger? Sofia and her little brother Ermin are sent to the convent orphanage but soon escape, led by an enigmatic new friend and their pet crow, Corvith. Together they cross the city underground, following clues in bones up to the towers of Siena, where - circled by magpies - the children find the terrible truth ... PRAISE FOR KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE'She is an outstanding talent' SAMANTHA SHANNON'The new big gun in children's fiction' TELEGRAPH'One of the most exciting emerging talents in children's books' OBSERVER

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HBLH Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700, WNGK Birds, including cage birds, as pets, WZG Gift books, YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFCF Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), YFN Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage), YNPH Handicrafts (Children's / Teenage), YXFM Personal & social issues: siblings (Children's / Teenage)

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