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Skeleton tree

By: Ventrella, Kim Assanelli, Victoria(Illustrated by)

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1509828672 / 9781509828678
Paperback
21/09/2017
Stock expected by 02/06/2022
United Kingdom
20 cm 269 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Originally published: New York: Scholastic Press.

When Stanley Stanwright finds a bone poking out of the earth in his back garden, he is determined to take a picture of it and send it to the Young Discoverer's Competition, thinking it will help bring his dad back home.

But the bone begins to grow, reaching up out of the ground until it turns into a skeleton - a skeleton with an unusual interest in his unwell younger sister Miren. As time wears on, Miren's condition worsens, and the only time she is truly at peace is when she is playing with the skeleton.

But Stanley is wary of him, especially when he finally manages to get a picture, and spots a scythe at the skeleton's feet. . . Skeleton Tree by Kim Ventrella is a whimsical, heartfelt story about a boy who finds a friend in Death with the help of an unusual tree growing in his back garden.

With black line illustrations throughout by Victoria Assanelli.

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YFN Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage)

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