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Brontë revisited: Tanya Landman breathes new life into a classic
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2020 | January 2020 Book of the Month | Interest Age Teen Reading Age 9
Award-winning author Tanya Landman captures the high drama and deep romance of Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel Jane Eyre is this fresh retelling. While in the setting of the story and the overarching plot and twists that propel it she is faithful to the time and place of the original and to the feel of both, she has given Jane a boldness and independence that is both entirely in keeping with the original and refreshingly modern.
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 13+.
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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for January 2020
Jane Eyre A Retelling by Tanya Landman
Little Owl's Bedtime by Debi Gliori
Fred by Posy Simmons
Orphaned as a child, tormented by her guardian and cast out to a harsh boarding school, Jane Eyre has been raised in the shadow of cruelty and isolation. But when she takes a job as governess in Thornfield Hall, where secrets lurk in the attic and strange laughter echoes through the night, Jane meets the elusive Mr Rochester - and her life is irrevocably transformed.
Poignantly and powerfully retold in this stunning edition, Jane Eyre is the tale of a spirited heroine's search for love, independence and belonging.
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 13+
|Publication date:||15th January 2020|
|Publisher:||Barrington Stoke Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
|Collections:||Our favourite children's books of 2020,|
|Other Categories:||Dyslexia Friendly Books for Interest age 11+|
Tanya Landman has written numerous books for children and young people, including Buffalo Soldier, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apache, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize, The Goldsmith's Daughter and Hell and High Water, shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Sam Swann and Poppy Fields mystery series and the beautiful picture book Mary's Penny. Tanya lives in Bideford, Devon, with her husband and their two sons. Read more about the author here.More About Tanya Landman