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Liar and Spy (eBook)
  • Liar and Spy (eBook)

Liar and Spy (eBook)

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eBook (ePUB) Published: 04/10/2012

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When Georges moves into a new apartment block he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy. Soon Georges has become his spy recruit. His first assignment? To track the mysterious Mr X, who lives in the flat upstairs. But as Safer becomes more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: what is a game and what is a lie? How far is too far to go for your only friend?

Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

'A joy to read' Independent

'Rebecca Stead makes writing this well look easy' Philip Ardagh, Guardian

'Exactly what I would have wanted to read in my early teens. It feels sophisticated and clever and knowing without being too grown-up and dark' Viv Groskop, Observer

When You Reach Me was a New York Times bestseller, won the Newbery Medal and was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.

Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781849399739

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“Not what I was expecting - SO MUCH BETTER!”

When I read the blurb I thought this was going to be one of those fast paced suspense books that kids love - but I couldn't have been more wrong. Yes there are spies and suspence, but it's so much more than... More

Paperback edition
27th October 2013
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“Brilliant book cover and good read”

An enchanting and enjoyable book for younger readers. I loved the cover of this book - very enticing - with the heading in Scrabble tiles which link throughout the novel. Very clever.
Georges is portrayed as an... More

Hardback edition
4th October 2012
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“Friendships, mysteries, and bravery”

This is a really lovely story about friendship and being brave.

Georges-with-a-silent-s and his parents are moving house - since Georges’ dad lost his job last year, they’ve had to sell their house and move down a... More

Paperback edition
12th December 2013
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