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Julia and the shark

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781510107786

Publication Date: 2 Sep 2021

Subject: Children's novels

Suitable for: Primary (Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)

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The shark was beneath my bed, growing large as the room, large as the lighthouse, rising from unfathomable depths until it ripped the whole island from its roots. The bed was a boat, the shark a tide, and it pulled me so far out to sea I was only a speck, a spot, a mote, a dying star in an unending sky...

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The shark was beneath my bed, growing large as the room, large as the lighthouse, rising from unfathomable depths until it ripped the whole island from its roots. The bed was a boat, the shark a tide, and it pulled me so far out to sea I was only a speck, a spot, a mote, a dying star in an unending sky...
Julia has followed her mum and dad to live on a remote island for the summer - her dad, for work; her mother, on a determined mission to find the elusive Greenland shark. But when her mother's obsession threatens to submerge them all, Julia finds herself on an adventure with dark depths and a lighthouse full of hope...

NOTE : There is spot-foiling on the front and rear covers and spine.

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It's a lovely story that deals sensitively with a parent suffering from bipolar disorder. It's lyrical and imaginative and absorbing. The illustrations are beautiful too. Good for thoughtful readers.

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JF
Subject
Children's novels
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Some B & W illus
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2 Sep 2021
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9781510107786
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Hardback
Pages
228
Width
156mm
Height
240mm
Weight
544g
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