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Product description

An injured fawn, a lonely girl, an animal story to make you think. One for all you lucky fans of Gill Lewis and Michael Morpurgo. Kirsty leads a lonely life watching the deer in the hills. She longs to be as free as the deer, but her mum has depression, while her dad is struggling to keep his business afloat. When Kirsty finds an abandoned fawn left to die on the hill, she coaxes him into a shed where he’ll be warm and safe. But as Kirsty battles to keep her rescued fawn a secret, she realises she can’t manage alone. Can the hurt creature show her a way to share her burdens?

“A beautiful story about trust and hope, and how animals can bring people together.” Gill Lewis, author of ‘Sky Hawk’

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Date published

March 4th, 2013

Other details
  • 240 pages


UK edition


Margi McAllister

140727 margi mcallister 1 1135954

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  1. Hayley 113303

    on 9 March 2014

    I felt sorry for the deer while reading the book I really liked reading it was very interesting

    5out of 5
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    on 6 March 2014

    its good

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    on 20 April 2013

    This is such a peaceful book I feel sorry for kirsty though but Fawn cheered her up

  4. Witchdog thumb 22

    on 8 April 2013

    this book is the best of all i’m reading it right now i ♥ it’s brillent man i want to marry it’s like my baby .for (all the people reading this you may think i’m a little bite wirde)

  5. Hayley 113303

    on 3 April 2013

    i love this book i kind of feel sorry for Kristy cos nobody takes notice of her i hope there’s a nice ending to settle her down a bit i hope she gets help from the farmer cos she is to little to handle it.

  6. Room on the broom 113684

    on 9 March 2013

    It’s about Katy and she is lost until she finds fawn. The deer is so cute and my violin teacher sings me the song so we can play it. It’s so touching. I was crying when I read it and then I listened to song on youtube. I really enjoyed it.

    5out of 5
  7. Default avatar

    on 7 March 2013

    really cute

  8. Pearl 113298

    on 6 March 2013

    read this book because it was this weeks tp book and i found it quite good. it is truly heartwarming in places.

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    on 4 March 2013

    Kirsty is so kind with little Fawn!

    4out of 5
  10. Hayley 113303

    on 4 March 2013

    I thought this book was upseting that a youg girl should have to live with such struggles . Toby was my favorite charcter . I think even with the struggles in the book its still a sweet book

  11. Love stargirl 113412

    on 4 March 2013

    its okay but not one of my faves