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Noah Barleywater Runs Away

Written by John Boyne

Noah Barleywater Runs Away Synopsis

In Noah Barleywater Runs Away , bestselling author John Boyne explores the world of childhood and the adventures that we can all have there. Noah is running away from his problems, or at least that's what he thinks, the day he takes the untrodden path through the forest. When he comes across a very unusual toyshop and meets the even more unusual toymaker he's not sure what to expect. But the toymaker has a story to tell, a story full of adventure, and wonder and broken promises. And Noah travels with him on a journey that will change his life for ever. This is a thought-provoking fable for our modern world from the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Boy in the Striped Pyjamas .

Book Information

ISBN: 9780385618953
Publication date: 30th September 2010
Author: John Boyne
Publisher: David Fickling Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages

About John Boyne

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of six novels for adults. His first novel for children, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, won two Irish Book Awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award and has been made into a film. His novels are published in over 40 languages. He lives in Dublin. Oliver Jeffers is an internationally acclaimed author/ illustrator. His first picture book, How to Catch a Star (HarperCollins) was published in 2004 and since then he has created a further five picture books to much critical acclaim. He has won the Irish Book Award (...

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