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Suitable for 12 - 15 years

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Product description

“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

Product Details

Catalogue number

8214 in Books and Resources for Secondary Schools Catalogue 2021

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780340944967

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books

Date published

January 17th, 2008

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.7; Middle years; 6.0 points

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  • 240 pages

Condition

New

UK edition

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  1. bouncybunny
    on 7 March 2013

    I thought this book was to weird , a little scary , I won’t forget this book not because its bad but there’s somthing about it that will never let you forget