The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson
  

The Light Jar

Written by Lisa Thompson

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A story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship - full of the heart, engaging characters and propulsive, page-turning mystery that has made The Goldfish Boy the breakout children's books hit of 2017.

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The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson

The brand new read-in-one-sitting mystery from the bestselling author of The Goldfish Boy, 2017's breakout children's book hit. Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in all around him. But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places - a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a treasure hunt and the reappearance of an old friend from his past. Will Nate find the bravery needed to face the troubles of his present and ultimately illuminate the future?

About the Author

Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson worked as a Radio Broadcast Assistant first at the BBC and then for an independent production company making plays and comedy programmes. During this time she got to make tea for lots of famous people. She grew up in Essex and now lives in Suffolk with her family. The Goldfish Boy is her debut novel.

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Format

Paperback
304 pages

Author

Lisa Thompson
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Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

4th January 2018

ISBN

9781407171289

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