Library of Lemons

Jo Cotterill • Paperback (ENG)

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A poignant story about dealing with grief through the magic of reading and friendship. Calypso's mum died a few years ago and her emotionally incompetent Dad can't, or won't, talk about Mum at all. Instead he throws himself into writing his book A History of the Lemon. Meanwhile the house is dusty, there's never any food in the fridge, and Calypso retreats into her own world of books and fiction. When a new girl, Mae, arrives at school, the girls' shared love of reading and writing stories draws them together. Mae's friendship and her lively and chaotic home - where people argue and hug each other - make Calypso feel more normal than she has for a long time. But when Calypso finally plucks up the courage to invite Mae over to her own house, the girls discover the truth about her dad and his magnum opus - and Calypso's happiness starts to unravel. 'A story of great warmth and emotional wisdom' LINDA NEWBERY

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Auteur(s)Jo Cotterill
UitgeverijBonnier
ISBN9781848125117
TaalEngels
UitvoeringPaperback (ENG)
Verschijningsdatum
Afmetingen198 x 129 x 20 mm.
Gewicht211 gr.

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