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The Yark

The Yark

A very funny and cheerfully subversive chapter book about a monster who eats children-until one day he makes a friend.

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ISBN 9781776571727
Published 1 March 2018 by Gecko Press
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Santini, Bertrand
Illustrated by Gapaillard, Laurent
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781776571727
ISBN-10 177657172X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 1 March 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Santini, Bertrand
Illustrated by Gapaillard, Laurent
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Animal Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 144mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 163g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Friendship, Friendship in children, Monsters, JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books, JUVENILE FICTION / Monsters
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 884333

Description of this Book

The Yark loves children...with the love of a gourmand! This hairy monster dreams of child buffetsham of boy, orphan gratin, schoolchild puree, breaded babies, girl rillettes. But he has a problem: his delicate stomach can only tolerate the flesh of nice children; liars give him heartburn, savages spoil his teeth. There are not nearly enough good, edible children around to keep him from starvation. Then the Yark does find delicious, sweet Madeleine. Will he gobble her up? Or will she survive long enough to change his life? Origin: France

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Bertrand Santini is scriptwriter and author of a number of popular children's books. Laurent Gapaillard is a graphic designer, who studied at ESAG Penninghen and has collaborated on feature films, animated television series and video games.

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