The House of Clouds (Paperback)
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The House of Clouds (Paperback)

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Paperback 104 Pages / Published: 03/09/2020
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Tabby's fed up. Fed up with losing her best friend and fed up that Grandad has come to stay. Grandad's always telling the same old silly, made-up stories and now Tabby has to walk his smelly dog Buster every day after school. When one of Tabby's walks takes her to a lonely hilltop house she spots something strange going on. So strange she can't help but mention it to Grandad who of course turns it all into another fantasy. But when tragedy strikes, Tabby's left wondering if Grandad's impossible story could be true? A poignant and uplifting story of family, connection and imagination, from the Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author of Owen and the Soldier. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
ISBN: 9781781129067
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 180 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A beautifully written story about what is truly important in life" -- INIS
"Lisa blurs the lines between dreams and reality and ultimately leaves the reader questioning but willing to believe that there actually is just a little bit of magic present in this world" -- Aidan Severs, That Boy can Teach
"Utterly lovely" -- Lucy Strange
"A poignant reminder of the warmth and joy of family connections, a heartfelt exploration of overcoming grief, and a celebration of the power of the imagination" -- Wigan Today
"Another beautifully-crafted story" -- Matt Oldfield

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“A beautiful imaginative tale of a girl's love for her grandfather”

Over the years, I’ve shared a lot of books with both my own children and my classes and as well as choosing titles to entertain them, I have also tried to include some to make them think. Lisa Thompson’s The Goldfish... More

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“Thought provoking stories.”

This is a story about Tabitha and her family and friends, including her Grandad and his dog Buster. Grandpa has moved into Tabitha’s house and taken over a downstairs room. Tabitha is not happy about this and thinks... More

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