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A great travel story filled with adventure. Billy Pickles dad has left home and has given Billy a money box, unbeknownst to Billy the money box is magic but it’s only when Billy travels to New York to find his father and his Italian grandmother that he truly discovers the secret. An engaging, magical and often touching story that comes highly recommended.
When Billy Pickles' dad leaves home to live in New York, he gives Billy a moneybox. Billy's not sure where to put in the money and not sure why his dad has left. Then Billy goes to New York to visit his father and his Italian grandmother, and discovers the secret of his magic moneybox.
|Publication date:||1st October 2003|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist from London. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and have sold more than one million copies in the UK. Her historical novel for older readers, I, Coriander, won the Smarties Children's Book Prize in 2005. Two thrillers both set at the time of the French Revolution, The Red Necklace and The Silver Blade, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in 2009, followed. Actor Dominic West (The Wire) has bought the film rights to both titles. Her YA novel, The Double Shadow, was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. Sally Gardner's stories for ...More About Sally Gardner