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Lenny's book of everything
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Lenny's book of everything

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781782692386

Publication Date: 18 Nov 2019

Subject: Children's novels

Suitable for: Primary

AR: 4.5 MY

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Follows the lives of Lenny and her younger brother, Davey who suffers from gigantism.

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Summary

Follows the lives of Lenny and her younger brother, Davey who suffers from gigantism.

Lenny Spink is the sister of a giant. Her little brother Davey won't stop growing - and at seven is as tall as a man.

When they receive their monthly instalment of Burrell's Build-It-at-Home Encyclopedia set, fun and excitement burst into Lenny and Davey's lives. The amazing, mysterious entries in the book's pages give them a way to dream of escape: Lenny vows to become a beetle expert, while Davey decides he will run away to Canada and build a log cabin.

But as Davey's disease progresses, the siblings' richly imagined world becomes harder to cling to in this deeply moving and original novel about grief, family and wonder.

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JF
Subject
Children's novels
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18 Nov 2019
Edition
Original
ISBN
9781782692386
Binding
Paperback
Pages
331
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
290g
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