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The Secret of Nightingale Wood - by Lucy Strange (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 304

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Chicken House

Age Range: 9-12 years

Author: Lucy Strange

Language: English

TCIN: 52813414
UPC: 9781338157475
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-3103

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Praise for The Secret of Nightingale Wood:

* "In an imaginative, compelling first-person narration, Henry wraps her story in fairy tales, exposing her guilt, grief, isolation, and fear as she unravels the stunning secrets of Nightingale Wood." -- Kirkus, starred review

* "A brave heroine propels this strong and richly layered novel, a memorable portrait of grief, resilience, and rebirth." -- Publisher's Weekly, starred review

A Telegraph Top 50 Book of the Year
A Waterstones Book of the Month Pick

"From the first page, I was entirely smitten and compelled to read on until I finished this mysterious and poignant story." -- Pam Munoz Ryan, author of Newbery Honor Book Echo and Esperanza Rising

"Superbly balanced between readability and poetry... this is an assured debut." -- The Guardian (UK)

"Rich with nods to classics...this outstanding debut explores family, grief and mental illness with great skill." -- The Bookseller (UK)

"A gripping novel in Secret Garden mode... Bliss for passionate readers aged nine and older." -- The New Statesman (UK)

"Strange's writing is luminous, and she has created a story about friendship, love and family that is wonderfully involving." -- Literary Review (UK)

"Friendships, family, love and loss all come together in this beautiful debut." -- The Sunday Express (UK)

"Tender, funny, devastating and just about word perfect, I loved every page of this extraordinary book." -- Natasha Farrant, author of The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet

"A beautifully told story about loss, grief and the restorative power of the imagination." -- M.G. Leonard, author of Beetle Boy

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