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Blue Moon Day

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Everyone thinks they know what it's like, going to school. But have you ever wondered what life must be like at a boarding school? A school for young offenders? A school for the blind? With her trademark humour, insight, sensitivity and razor-sharp wit, Anne Fine explores these different worlds in a short story collection that will fascinate young readers.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 16mm | 160g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • n/a
  • 0552571881
  • 9780552571883
  • 102,218

About Anne Fine

Anne Fine is one of our most distinguished writers for children. She has written over fifty highly acclaimed books and has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and both the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year and the Carnegie Medal twice over. Anne was appointed the Children's Laureate from 2001-3, and her work has been translated into over forty languages. In 2003 she became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE. Anne lives in County Durham.show more

Review quote

"These ten stories are engaging and funny, written in brisk, uncomplicated prose that will appeal to any reader" -- Josh Lacey Guardian "The writing is elegant and crisp throughout. Heartstrings are pulled with no trace of sentimentality. I think readers of this book, whether they go to boarding school or not, will love it for the light it sheds on an experience which can be painful for many children" -- Adele Geras Awfully Big Reviewsshow more

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"These ten stories are engaging and funny, written in brisk, uncomplicated prose that will appeal to any reader"show more

Back cover copy

Everyone thinks they know what it's like - going to school. But have you ever wondered what life must be like at a boarding school? A school for young offenders? A school for the blind? With her trademark humour, sensitivity and razor-sharp wit, Anne Fine explores these different worlds in a short-story collection that will fascinate readers.show more

Rating details

30 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 20% (6)
4 33% (10)
3 33% (10)
2 13% (4)
1 0% (0)
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