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A gentle, evocative story of a young Parisian boy’s summer in 1960s rural Provence. When Yannick learns that he is to stay with his Aunt Mathilde in the South of France, he cannot believe his luck. If the paintings of his mother’s beloved Cezanne are to be believed, surely Provence is paradise itself. So begins an idyllic month for the young boy: roaming the gentle hills and rolling valleys of Aix-en-Provence; daydreaming about his beautiful cousin Amandine; helping in his aunt and uncle’s bustling village inn; feeling that he has come to the most wonderful place in the world. Then the idyll is spoilt when an important local comes for dinner and Yannick accidentally destroys a precious drawing the man leaves behind. Yannick is devastated by what he has done, and resolves to put things right. But in so doing he makes a surprising discovery…

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781406351132

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Date published

May 1st, 2014

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.4; Lower years; 0.5 points

Other details

  • 64 pages

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Michael Morpurgo

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