Written by Catherine Storr
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Selected by our November 2011 Guest Editor Steve Cole: "Written in the 1950s, it’s about a bored invalid girl who sketches a house with an antique pencil and finds herself caught there in her dreams with a boy called Mark. Mark is seriously ill in the real world, but begins to heal in the dream house – even as sinister forces gather around them… Crisply written, understated and eerie, I still absolutely love this book, and the way a dream world starts to feel more vivid and important than reality – to the detriment of our real-world selves – is more resonant in our modern age than ever."
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Marianne Dreams by Catherine Storr
Confined to her bed with an illness, she finds a pencil in her great-grandmother's workbox, but the house she draws is as unsatisfying as always - like a shaky doll's house with grass as unlike anything growing as ever. But that night, she dreams and re-discovers her drawing in a completely new world. Returning to this world night after night, Marianne encounters a strange but familiar boy and the house takes on an increasingly ominous significance for both of them.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 9
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Faber & Faber
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