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PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
Suitable for AgesFeatured Books for 11+ readers
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Publication date17th January 2012
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Selected by Julia Eccleshare
Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. Teenager Lily suffers horribly at the hands of the school bullies. Teased about her appearance and everything else she retreats miserably into her shell. Meeting an old woman in the woods, Lily is introduced to the crows. Soon she finds she has new friends and, with them, new powers. Gradually Lily builds up her confidence and puts it to the test at Kyle’s Halloween party. Suddenly Lily is a new person. An inventive and empowering story about the importance of self-belief.
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SynopsisCrow Girl by Kate Cann
Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. Brand new edition of a bestselling teen novel ideal for girls - an original tale of romance and growing up.
Lily dreads going back to school after the summer - will the bullying this year be as bad as the last? Hiding away from reality, she forms an unlikely alliance with the crows in the woods. With them on side, she gains the confidence to make herself noticed at Kyle Hooper's Halloween party, showing everyone she exists.
Award-winning publisher Barrington Stoke have a decade of experience in publishing books for the dyslexic, struggling and reluctant reader and have sold nearly 3 million books worldwide. Their tried and tested easy-to-read layouts ensure accessibility for all reluctant readers.
'A powerful read exploring issues of self-esteem and identity' - The Guardian Bookshop
Other praise for Kate Cann:
“a good meaty read – an intelligent book with intelligent characters” - The Times
About The Author
Tapping into the gothic, romance market, Kate is a successful author of teen fiction, drawing inspiration from memories and from her teenage children. Kate lives in the countryside just outside London and is just beginning work on a new title about female power.
Photo credit: Dominic Turner
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