A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time

Written by Madeleine L'Engle
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Meg needs to find her scientist father who has mysteriously gone missing. With her little brother Charles and friend Calvin, Meg travels by tesseract, a wrinkle in space-time, on a treacherous journey that leads them into space and to the heart of the terrible struggle between the Dark Thing and the galaxy. Can Meg rescue her father and will they all return home safely? A spell binding science fiction and family adventure.


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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. This brilliant Space fantasy explores time, place, age. energy, intelligence, in a thrilling story in which children use their normal (and. in one case, supernormal) powers in order to rescue their father from a pocket in time.


A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

When Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through a 'wrinkle in time' for his lost father, he finds himself on an evil planet where all life is enslaved by a huge pulsating brain known as 'It'.

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About the Author

Madeleine L'Engle lives in New York and is the author of several books for young people and adults.

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288 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2014




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