This action cannot be undone.
Publication Date: 27 Feb 2020
Subject: Children's novels
Suitable for: Primary (Year 6, Year 7)
AR: 3.9 MY
The daughter of a lighthouse keeper discovers a magical world when she is sent to work as a maid at the big house.
Lampie the lighthouse-keeper's daughter must climb sixty-one steps to light the lantern every evening and warn ships away from the rocks. One night, in the midst of a terrible storm, she discovers that her matches have run out... Disaster strikes, and an adventure begins.
Lampie is sent to work as a maid at the Admiral's Black House, where rumour has it that a monster lurks. What she discovers there throws her into a world of pirates and mermaids and puts her in terrible danger. Can she find a way to save the ones she loves.
NOTE: UKLA Book Awards Longlist 2020
NOTE: Carnegie Shortlist 2020
NOTE : Originally published in 2017 in Amsterdam under the title "Lampje". First published in the UK in 2019 under the title "Lampie and the children of the sea".
Contains one use of the word shit. Contains some scenes of cruelty that sensitive readers may find upsetting.
Click on the icons below to download your free resources.