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Haunting, intense and with an incredible twist in the tale this is unlike anything you will have read before. It’s a story of friendship, love and secrets but also of tragedy and loss. It will almost certainly move you to tears but be equally uplifting as well.
Shortlisted for the prestigious 2008 Carnegie.
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2007.
I'd been kicked out of two boarding schools and the last thing I wanted was to be here, on the East Anglian coast, in a third. But without St. Oswald's, I would not have discovered the fisherman's hut with its roaring fire, its striped blankets, its sea monster stew.
'Readers won't just read this book, they will let it possess them' Sunday Telegraph
'Unusual and engrossing' Independent
|Publication date:||5th June 2008|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|
Meg Rosoff worked in publishing, journalism, politics and advertising before writing How I Live Now. Her books have won or been shortlisted for 18 international book prizes, including the Carnegie Medal and the Orange First Novel Prize, and been translated into over 20 languages. In 2016, Meg was the recipient of the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s literature award. She lives in London with her family and two dogs. Click here to read a Q&A with the author's Good Dog McTavish. Click here to read more about Meg Rosoff.More About Meg Rosoff
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