Not the End of the World

Not the End of the World

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Everyone knows the story of the Flood, the men God chose to survive, the animals that went in two by two. But what about the others that sailed on the Ark - the women and the children? This adventure story asks what it was really like when the heavens opened and the world drowned - and what might have happened in the days that followed.

With a frighteningly zealous and single-minded Noah; Japheth and his young wife, Zillah, concerned for the welfare of the animals; the stowaway boy and baby found by Noah's daughter Timna; and the animals themselves, continuing to act as animals do, whatever their surroundings, this is an extremely compelling and at times very frightening story, beautifully written as ever by Geraldine McCaughrean.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 130 x 199 x 12mm | 144g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • numerous line illustrations
  • 0192754327
  • 9780192754325
  • 319,594

About Geraldine Mccaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean, geboren 1951, lebt in Berkshire. Sie hat zahlreiche Bücher für Jugendliche und Erwachsene veröffentlicht, für die sie mit renommierten Preisen ausgezeichnet wurde. Ihr Buch "Der Drachenflieger" wurde 2004 für den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis nominiert und für "Nicht das Ende der Welt" erhielt sie - zum insgesamt dritten Mal - den Whitbread Award 2004 und wurde für den BBC Book club Award 2004 nominiert.
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