Buy this and your school gets €2.03 to spend on books Orders of €20 or more will earn 20% of your order value back in Scholastic Rewards for your school.
This product has not been rated yet.
0 reviews (Add a review)
“Do you abandon life? ... Do you truly wish to die?”
In the old mining town of Stoneygate, there is a wilderness – an empty space between the houses and the river where the old coal pit used to be. In the wilderness, as his grandfather’s memory begins to slip away, Kit meets rough, turbulent John Askew and his wild dog, Jax. Askew, who invites Kit to play the game called Death. Here, in a wilderness that has waited since prehistory, in long-hidden places where reality slips away, Kit will begin to confront both death – and life. Haunting, disturbing and sublime, this is an unparalleled story of the mysteries of life and memory, and the legacy of former generations.
“Could a children’s book win the Booker? The best writing is the kind that defies categories, and Almond’s Kit’s Wilderness makes the grade.” The Times
“You can feel the chill from the ghosts that haunt its pages. An essential read from an original voice in children’s books.” The Daily Telegraph
January 17th, 2008
AR book level: 3.7; Middle years; 6.0 points
This product has not been reviewed yet.
Add a review
Customers also bought
6booksConnectors Turquoise: Polluted Playgrounds x 6
6booksConnectors Orange: Working Children x 6
6booksConnectors Purple: Melting Ice x 6
- Narwhal and Jelly #1: Narwhal - Unicorn of the Sea!
- Night Monkey, Day Monkey
- Barrington Stoke Conkers: Armistice Runner
13booksAlex Rider Pack x13
Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings
- Anne Frank: The Girl Heard Around the World
- The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry
- Ten Fat Sausages
- Baby Aliens: There's a Yeti in the Playground!
- Greek Myths
Rabbit and Bear #1: Rabbit's Bad Habits
Sharing a Shell
4booksQED Life Cycles Pack x 4
The Bear and the Piano
The Tiny Seed
2booksRoddy Doyle Ages 9-11 Pair
Elmer and the Rainbow
- Dear Zoo
- F2: Ultimate Footballer
6booksThe 13-Storey Treehouse Pack x 6
- Dog Man #1: Dog Man