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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
 

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (EPUB ebook)

By Aiken, Joan

Long ago, at a time in history that never happened, England was overrun with wolves. But as Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia discover, real danger often lies closer to home. Their new governess, Miss Slighcarp, doesn't seem at all nice. Can Bonnie and Sylvia outwit the wicked Miss Sl... read full description below.

ISBN 9781448139897
Barcode 9781448139897
Published 2 August 2012 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase Sequence

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ISBN-13 9781448139897
ISBN-10 1448139899
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Publication Date 2 August 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Aiken, Joan
Series The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase Sequence
Category Adventure Stories
War Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-8
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic, Fantasy & magical realism Children's / Teenage
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 654801

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Can you go a little faster? Can you run?Long ago, at a time in history that never happened, England was overrun with wolves. But as Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia discover, real danger often lies closer to home. Their new governess, Miss Slighcarp, doesn't seem at all nice. She shuts Bonnie in a cupboard, fires the faithful servants and sends the cousins far away from Willoughby Chase to a place they will never be found. Can Bonnie and Sylvia outwit the wicked Miss Slighcarp and her network of criminals, forgers and snitches?BACKSTORY: Find out a few things you didn't know about wolves and learn all about the wonderful world of the author.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review She was a consummate story-teller, one that each generation discovers anew

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Author's Bio

Joan Aiken was born in Sussex in 1924. She was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken; her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge, is also a novelist. Before joining the 'family business' herself, Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her first children's novel, The Kingdom of the Cave, was published in 1960. Joan Aiken wrote over a hundred books for young readers and adults and is recognized as one of the classic authors of the twentieth century. Amanda Craig, writing in The Times, said, 'She was a consummate story-teller, one that each generation discovers anew.' Her best-known books are those in the James III saga, of which The Wolves of Willoughby Chase was the first title, published in l962 and awarded the Lewis Carroll prize. Both that and Black Hearts in Battersea have been filmed. Her books are internationally acclaimed and she received the Edgar Allan Poe Award in the United States as well as the Guardian Award for Fiction in this country for The Whispering Mountain. Joan Aiken was decorated with an MBE for her services to children's books. She died in 2004.

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