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The Boy, the Bird and the Coffin Maker
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Gorgeously magical: a jewel of a story about secrets, hope, the dead – and a living boy. Alberto lives alone in the town of Allora, where fish fly out of the sea and houses shine like coloured gems. He is a coffin maker who spends his quiet, solitary days creating people’s final resting places. But one day, a mysterious boy and his magical bird arrive – flying from danger and searching for a safe haven. Alberto is used to sheltering the dead. Now, can he protect the living from the dark shadows of the past?
- A glorious, original debut: magic realism for children
- An instant classic with a timeless fairytale quality
- Heartbreaking, lyrical and incredibly life-affirming
- Beautiful full-page pictures and decorated endpapers
May 4th, 2017
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AR book level: 4.7; Middle years; 4.0 points
- 224 pages
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