The Boy on the Porch (Hardback)Sharon Creech (author)
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Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 252 g
Dimensions: 196 x 143 x 17 mm
"A touching modern fairy story . . . Sharon Creech has an exceptional ability to write tenderly." * Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading, Book of the Month *
"A thoughtful story about the emotions of parenting and how children can bring joy to your life." -- Vanessa Lewis * Booksellers' Choice, The Bookseller *
"A poignant look at families and love from Carnegie Medal winner Creech" -- Fiona Noble * Editor's Choice, The Bookseller *
"Sharon Creech writes with beautiful economy and her stories successfully inhabit that hinterland between real life and other-worldliness." -- Joy Court, librarian * Reading Zone *
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