Summer and Bird

Summer and Bird

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When their parents disappear in the middle of the night, young sisters Summer and Bird set off on a quest to find them. A cryptic picture message from their mother leads them to a familiar gate in the woods, but comfortable sights quickly give way to a new world entirely - Down - one inhabited by talking birds and the evil Puppeteer queen. Summer and Bird are quickly separated, and their divided hearts lead them each in a very different direction in the quest to find their parents, vanquish the Puppeteer, lead the birds back to their Green Home, and discover the identity of the true bird queen.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 260g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • PUFFIN
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142425052
  • 9780142425053
  • 607,619

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* "A haunting fable inflected with mythological and fairy-tale motifs . . . meticulous, symbol-rich narrative with a light, storyteller's voice . . languorously beautiful."--. * "Catmull'sstunning debutunleashes a fierce imagination to builda wholly original world, rich with the familiar shimmer of folklore and drawn with the elegance of a Russian ballet. . . . As a piece of fantasy, thisatmospheric adventurethrills with complex storytelling, carefully threaded with bits of foreshadowing and overflowing with poignant imagery." * "Ahauntingfable inflected with mythological and fairy-tale motifs . . . meticulous, symbol-rich narrative with a light, storyteller's voice . . languorouslybeautiful." * "Catmull's stunning debut unleashes a fierce imagination to build a wholly original world, rich with the familiar shimmer of folklore and drawn with the elegance of a Russian ballet. . . . As a piece of fantasy, this atmospheric adventure thrills with complex storytelling, carefully threaded with bits of foreshadowing and overflowing with poignant imagery." * "A haunting fable inflected with mythological and fairy-tale motifs . . . meticulous, symbol-rich narrative with a light, storyteller's voice . . languorously beautiful."
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About Katherine Catmull

Katherine Catmull is an actor, freelance writer, voice-over artist, and sometimes playwright. She lives in Austin, Texas. This is her first book.
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Rating details

1,017 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 27% (270)
4 29% (300)
3 26% (264)
2 14% (138)
1 4% (45)
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