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Whispers in the Graveyard
Whispers in the Graveyard

Whispers in the Graveyard

Egmont Modern Classics

JUVENILE FICTION

192 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $8.99 (US $8.99)

Publication Date: October 2016

ISBN 9781405281812

Rights: US

Egmont UK (Oct 2016)

Price: $8.99
 
 

Overview

A gripping, haunting story of one boy's attempts to overcome difficulties both regular and otherworldly. Bonus materials include a glossary of grave symbols, tree folklore, author Q&A, and facts about dyslexia.

They want me to join them. All I have to do is to reach out to them . . . Solomon struggles in school. He is bullied by his teachers and let down by his parents. His only refuge is in the local cemetery, among ancient graves that lie in the shadow of the rowan tree. But when workmen uproot the tree, a dark and terrifying power is unleashed. Will Solomon be able to save himself and the people he cares about from the terrible curse within? Whispers in the Graveyard won the Carnegie Medal and has been adapted as a play.

Reviews

"One of those rare books that makes you want to put your life on hold for as long as it takes to finish it." —Independent

Author Biography

Theresa Breslin won the Carnegie Medal for Whispers in the Graveyard and the Kathleen Fidler award for Simon's Challenge.