The ACB with Honora Lee by Kate De Goldi
  

The ACB with Honora Lee

Written by Kate De Goldi
Illustrated by Gregory O'Brien

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Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award Every Saturday Perry and her father visit her gran, Honora Lee, at the Santa Lucia retirement home. Honora is outspoken and sull of surprises. Perry adores her, but Gran's memory is failing. As Perry compiles an ABC of life at Santat Lucia for a school project, it seems to her that Gran is losing words just as quickly as she is collecting them. Together the pair provide a unique lens on life, language and growing old.

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The ACB with Honora Lee by Kate De Goldi

A touching, playful story about family, forgetfulness and friendship. As Perry compiles an ABC of life at Santat Lucia for a school project, it seems to her that Gran is losing words just as quickly as she is collecting them. Beautifully illustrated throughout, THE ACB is an uplifting, moving and poetic story which celebrates being different and will delight readers of all ages.

About the Author

Kate De Goldi

Kate de Goldi lives in New Zealand. She has won a number of accolades for her fiction, including the Katherine Mansfield Short Story Award and the Esther Glen Medal. Her book Clubs, illustrated by Jacqui Colley, won Book of the Year in the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards in 2005. The 10pm Question was a number one bestseller in New Zealand, a White Ravens 2009 selection as an Outstanding New International Book for Children and Young Adults, and the winner of the 2009 New Zealand Post Book Awards. In 2001, Kate was made a New Zealand Arts Foundation Laureate.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 9 to 12 years

Author

Kate De Goldi
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Publisher

Hot Key Books

Publication date

1st October 2015

ISBN

9781471405051

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Hot Key Books is an imprint of Hot Key

logo Hot Key Books, a division of Bonnier Publishing, publish stand out, quality fiction, for 9 – 19 year olds, print and digital that people like to talk about. If you are looking for something a little bit different from your books, something a little bit special then Hot Key Books may well have just what you want.

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