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Product description

Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014

Binny has been through tough times since her father died and her dreadful old Aunt Violet got rid of her beloved dog, Max. Her world changed to a city flat with hardly enough space for Mum, her big sister Clem and her little brother James. But then Aunt Violet dies, leaving a small cottage in Cornwall to Binny and her family. It feels like a second chance at life. Binny finds herself in a new world full full of sunshine and freedom, where Gareth – the enemy-next-door – makes a great companion for dangerous dares. But Max is still lost in the past. Will she ever find him again? From a master writer, this is a touching and realistic story of making a new start and coming to terms with the past.

Product Details

Format

Hardback

ISBN

9781444900545

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.3; Middle years; 7.0 points

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Hilary McKay

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What kids think

  1. TheMileLongBookshelfBlog
    on 8 March 2013

    Love the cover etc

  2. natashakrywald
    on 7 March 2013

    really nice book

  3. stupendousteen
    on 5 March 2013

    would like to read it. sounds amazing

  4. lollypop61
    on 23 February 2013

    looks good