Ballywhinney Girl by Eve Bunting


Ballywhinney Girl by Eve Bunting

Maeve is unnerved when she and her grandfather find a body in the bog in Ballywhinney, Ireland. It turns out to be the body of a young girl who lived more than a thousand years ago. A girl like Maeve, with fair hair, who walked the same fields and picked the same flowers. When archaeologists display the mummy at a museum, Maeve wonders: Does the girl mind being displayed in a glass case for all to see? Or does she miss the green meadow where she had lain for so many hundreds of years?


There is drama from the first page of this moving picture book. -- Booklist

An evocative story in verse. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting lives in Pasadena, California. She is the author of many books for children published by Egmont and HarperCollins. Litte Bear's Little Boat is her first book for Bloomsbury.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4 and over


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Publication date

7th March 2012



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