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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 04/01/2018
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The brand new read-in-one-sitting mystery from the bestselling author of The Goldfish Boy, 2017's breakout children's book hit and Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for January (2017)

Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in all around him.

But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places - a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a treasure hunt and the reappearance of an old friend from his past. Will Nate find the bravery needed to face the troubles of his present and ultimately illuminate the future?

A story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship - full of the heart, engaging characters and propulsive, page-turning mystery that has made The Goldfish Boy the breakout children's books hit of 2017.

Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9781407171289
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 203 x 140 x 20 mm

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“A multilayered story with shadows of sadness and beams of light.”

The Light Jar
BY LISA THOMPSON

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Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate is left... More

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snailycanflyy

“"Sometimes people might appear to walk tall, but on their shoulders they could be carrying an incredibly heavy load that you know nothing about."”

Well, what can I say? Lisa Thompson has done it again.

The Light Jar is simply incredible, unputdownable, and, like The Goldfish Boy, tackles a difficult topic that's not often seen in Middle Grade books. Put... More

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“A Shining Ray Of Light ”

After The Goldfish Boy I was quite sure Lisa could never write a book that would be as good. It was a stunning children's debut novel and gave Lisa a firm standing in the ranks of my favourite children's... More

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