When You Reach Me (Paperback)Rebecca Stead (author)
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Structured with clockwork precision and written with sensitivity and flair, Stead’s unconventional mystery novel follows a troubled teenager and some intriguing notes which may just help her to prevent a tragic death. Both a beautifully judged character study and a gripping genre piece, When You Reach Me fizzes with ideas and intelligence.
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 170 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm
"A gently philosophical take on how the future can affect the present." -- Katy Guest * Independent on Sunday Books of the Year *
"Witty, touching and clever." -- Sally Morris * Daily Mail *
"Beautifully and simply told despite the fact that the story they tell is complex and thought-provoking. This is a great book." -- Julia Eccleshare * LoveReading4Kids *
"This is one of the most impressive children's books I've read in a long time. The writing (is) delicate yet robust, full of insight, compassion and wisdom. Stead manages to describe complex emotions in a fresh and original manner." -- Sarah Webb * Irish Independent *
"One of my favourite US children's books of recent years" * Daniel Hahn, Independent on Sunday *
"A rather special find" -- Lorna Bradbury * Telegraph *
"A satisfying read that should remain popular as long as the classic A Wrinkle In Time to which it pays homage." * Carousel *
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