My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece (Paperback)
  • My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece (Paperback)

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 01/07/2013
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Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has just moved to the Lake District with his Dad and his teenage sister, Jasmine for a 'Fresh New Start'. Five years ago his sister's twin, Rose, was blown up by a terrorist bomb. His parents are wrecked by their grief, Jasmine turns to piercing, pink hair and stops eating. The family falls apart. But Jamie hasn't cried in all that time. To him Rose is just a distant memory. Jamie is far more interested in his cat, Roger, his birthday Spiderman T-shirt, and in keeping his new friend Sunya a secret from his dad. And in his deep longing and unshakeable belief that his Mum will come back to the family she walked out on months ago. When he sees a TV advert for a talent show, he feels certain that this will change everything and bring them all back together once and for all.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781780621869

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“My neice Megan really enjoyed reading this.”

I thought that it was written really well and was very emotional. I liked it because it was written from a child's point of view which made it more interesting for me.(Megan)

Hardback edition
15th April 2011
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“so sad!”

My teacher gave me this to borrow and i managed to return it the next day even if i was reading until 3:30 in the morning!
When i heard about this book i had an idea of what it was going to be about and... More

Hardback edition
16th November 2011
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Great book, and talks about some very tetchy subjects like terrorism, racism and death. I enjoyed it but thought it ended rather abruptly with so many questions still left unanswered.

Paperback edition
30th August 2014
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