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Sally Gardner

12+ November £9.99 304pp HB 198 x 129mm 978 1 4440 0054 2 eBook: 978 1 4440 0449 6 Territories: World Rights: Orion e


Peter Searle


A girl tries to free herself from the terrifying double shadow of her childhood and forge her own future, but she is trapped in a memory machine created by her father.

Sally Gardner trained at art college and went on to work in the theatre, winning awards for her costume designs. After her twin daughters and her son were born she started to illustrate children's books, and then turned to writing. She lives in North London.

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‘Sally Gardner’s cast of unlikely heroes and misfits transforms history into something wonderfully thrilling and fresh. I bow to her storytelling brilliance.’ Meg Rosoff

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Winner of the Gold Award in the 9–11 year-olds Nestlé Children’s Book Prize. Shortlisted for the Red House Children’s Book of the Year 2006 and the Independent

Booksellers’ Book of the Year

Award 2007. 36