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Mondays are red. Sadness has an empty blue smell. And music can taste of anything from banana puree to bat's pee. That's what I need to explain, starting with the day it all began, the day I woke up in a hospital bed with a kaleidoscope in my head...' Join Luke in his odyssey to regain his health after a devasting bout of Meningitis, and to understand and accept its mysterious legacy -synesthesia. As the author writes: 'No two people experience their synaesthesia in exactly the same way. For some it simply means that when they think of a day of the week, they are bombarded with sensations of a particular colour ... For others, life is a kaleidoscope of mixed sensations ... people with synesthesia can open up the endless world of human imagination and that, I think is the most amazing world of all.
|Publication date:||17th October 2002|
|Publisher:||Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Nicola lives near Edinburgh with her husband, two daughters and a dog. Her jobs have included everything from cooking business lunches to plucking turkeys. However, Nicola has also worked as an English teacher and spent many years promoting child literacy. She has written over 50 non-fiction books for children, including 'People Who Made History in Ancient Greece' for Hodder Wayland. Recently she had seven books in the top-ten for Children's non-fiction. But for nineteen years it has been her constant and defining amibtion to publish a work of fiction. Nicola's favourite pastimes are reading, glass-painting, creating mosaics and cooking. She hates ...More About Nicola Morgan