Wishing for Tomorrow

Written by Hilary Mckay

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A new chapter to the story of Sara Crew has been cleverly crafted by Hilary McKay who picks up the threads at Miss Minchin’s after Sara has left and, in particular, the loneliness of Sara’s friend Ermengarde who is teased mercilessly by her peers. Ermengarde’s life is transformed by the attention of her Aunt Eliza but Ermengarde cannot rest until she has made her peace with Sara. She has to do everything she can to see Sara before she returns to India.  A must for all readers who like Hilary McKay herself have asked, “What happened next?” ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Wishing for Tomorrow Synopsis

Hilary McKay revisits Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies after the events of A Little Princess and Sara Crewe's happily ever after. But Sara is much missed - and most acutely by best friend Ermengarde, who laments that 'nothing is the same as it was before'. But life must go on at Miss Minchin's as new friendships are made, rivalries continued, lessons learned and, most importantly, fairytale endings are had.

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ISBN: 9780340956533
Publication date: 03/09/2009
Publisher: Hachette Children's Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340956533
Publication date: 3rd September 2009
Author: Hilary Mckay
Publisher: Hachette Children's Books
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks

About Hilary Mckay

Hilary McKay won the Guardian Children's Award with her first novel, The Exiles. Her subsequent work has achieved similar recognition - The Exiles at Home won the Smarties Prize and Saffy's Angel won the Whitbread and was selected for the inaugural Booked up list. Most recently, the acclaimed Binny for Short was longlisted for the 2014 Carnegie Medal.. A graduate of Botany and Zoology from St Andrews University, Hilary now writes full-time. She lives in Derbyshire with her family. You can read her character Rose Casson's blog by clicking here - and Rose's tweets on the right hand side of this ...

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