The Flask (Paperback)
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The Flask (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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An unforgettable standalone novel from Nicky Singer, author of the sensational, award-winning FEATHER BOY.

Twelve-year-old Jess is grieving for her beloved Aunt Edie, and anxiously awaiting the birth of her twin brothers, when she finds a mysterious glass flask hidden in a desk. The flask is beautiful to Jess, and soon she starts to believe that it contains a magical life-force. When her half-brothers are born critically ill, Jess becomes convinced that their survival depends on what's happening to the flask...

Through Jess's stunning narration, Nicky Singer explores the meaning of life, and the interconnected nature of all things - in a way which is entirely accessible to young readers.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007438785
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm


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"Inventive, original and full of surprises, it's the sort of dazzling debut novel that most publishers would fall over themselves to snap up..."
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“Fabulous story !”

This is an intriguing story of friendship , loss , love and hope .Twelve year old Jess grieving for her late Aunt . Mum is about to go into hospital to have twins . Her life is changing . When Jess finds an old glass... More

Hardback edition
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“Beautiful”

Nicky Singer is finally back with another stunning novel. The prose is just beautiful, yet simple and the story is lovely. I would recommend this to teenagers who were Jacqueline Wilson fans who have grown out of her... More

Hardback edition
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