Close to the Wind by Jon Walter
  

Close to the Wind

Written by Jon Walter

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A timeless and haunting story of a boy and his grandfather fleeing a war-torn country. Original and yet eminiscent of Anne Holm and Sonya Hartnett, Close to the Wind is a powerful and moving novel with greed, love, trust at its heart and what matters most when your world falls apart.

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Close to the Wind by Jon Walter

Reviews

“a beautiful read” The Sun

“original and cleverly plotted tale of betrayal, sacrifice and ingenuity illuminate[ing] the refugee experience in any place or time” The Sunday Times on naming Close to the Wind Children’s Book of the Week

About the Author

Jon Walter is a former photo-journalist who lives in East Sussex. A long time ago he went to Warwick University and studied English & Theatre before going on to sell T-shirts on Brighton Pier. He likes being warm in cold places and eating nice food.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
304 pages

Author

Jon Walter
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Publisher

David Fickling Books

Publication date

3rd July 2014

ISBN

9781910200056

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