The Naming of Tishkin Silk

The Naming of Tishkin Silk

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Description

A heart-warming, tender junior novel about family, love, loss and home by the author of the wonderful WHEN THE ANGELS CAME. Griffin has a secret in his heart that nobody else knows - until he meets Layla. Griffin Silk is an uncommon sort of boy, from an uncommon sort of family, and when he meets Layla, a princess with a daisy-chain crown, he knows he's found a friend. So Griffin shares his inner thoughts with Layla and together they find a way to deal with his secret. Just like the mythical beast whose name he bears, Griffin has uncommon courage and the heart of a lion. But it will take a friend like Layla to help him find the answers to his biggest questions. this unique and tender novel is the first book in Glenda Millard's award-winning Kingdom of Silk series, and will touch the heart of every reader.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 6mm | 122g
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • illus
  • 0733313140
  • 9780733313141
  • 222,762

About Glenda Millard

Glenda Millard is a writer of great talent who has the ability to write across all genres and age groups - from picture books to junior fiction to YA novels. Her first novel about the Silk family, The Naming of Tishkin Silk, was published in 2003 by ABC Books. It was shortlisted in the CBC Book of the Year Awards and for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards. She has also had numerous picture books and children's novels published, including, most recently, Duck, Apple, Egg, illustrated by Martina Heiduczek. Caroline Magerl is an award-winning and internationally distinguished illustrator, cartoonist and painter, who is now recognised as a unique and arresting presence. Her work spans from dark, enigmatic oil paintings, through incisive cartoons, to lively children's book illustrations. It has been exhibited in a variety of galleries and art fairs and celebrated in numerous publications.
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Rating details

612 ratings
4.15 out of 5 stars
5 48% (295)
4 28% (173)
3 16% (99)
2 5% (31)
1 2% (14)
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