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Lampie

Written by Annet Schaap

Adventure Stories Debuts of the Month Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers

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A fairytale adventure in a world of mermaids and pirates

Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020 | May 2020 Debut of the Month

Every evening Lampie the lighthouse keeper’s daughter must light a lantern to warn ships away from the rocks. But one stormy night disaster strikes. The light goes out, a ship is wrecked, and an adventure begins. In disgrace Lampie is sent to work as a maid at the Admiral’s Black House, where rumour has it that a monster lurks in the tower. But what she finds there is stranger and more beautiful than any monster.

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Lampie Synopsis

Every evening Lampie the lighthouse keeper's daughter must light a lantern to warn ships away from the rocks. But one stormy night disaster strikes. The lantern goes out, a ship is wrecked and an adventure begins.

In disgrace, Lampie is sent to work as a maid at the Admiral's Black House, where rumour has it that a monster lurks in the tower. But what she finds there is stranger and more beautiful than any monster. Soon Lampie is drawn into a fairytale adventure in a world of mermaids and pirates, where she must fight with all her might for friendship, freedom and the right to be different.

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ISBN: 9781782692621
Publication date: 20/02/2020
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782692621
Publication date: 20th February 2020
Author: Annet Schaap
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: Debuts of the Month

About Annet Schaap

Annet Schaap is one of the Netherlands' best-loved illustrators. Lampie and the Children of the Sea is her debut novel and won four prizes in the Netherlands and Flanders, including the Gouden Griffel for the best Dutch children's book of the year.

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