Green Fingers by Paul May
  

Synopsis

Green Fingers by Paul May

Troubled Kate is hostile to the idea of moving to the country, suspecting that the family are only moving because of her problems at school. But everything goes wrong from the moment they move into the old farmhouse out in the middle of nowhere - Mum and Dad arguing so much that Mum moves back to London, school just as much of a problem as ever and she still can't read properly...Then Kate discovers a reason to try again: the abandoned garden behind their new home...

Reviews

There is a lot that is gently moving and wise in this very readable novel Books for Keeps A beautifully composed, uplifting, bittersweet story TES This book grips from the very beginning and although it touches on many issues, it tells a good, believable story Junior Education If you're feeling low, this book'll cheer you up big time Mizz

About the Author

Paul May is a teacher and keen footballer with two children. His first book for the Transworld lists, TROUBLEMAKERS, was shortlisted for the inaugural Branford Boase Award Author lives: Suffolk

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Paul May
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Publisher

Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

25th August 2011

ISBN

9780440869801


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