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Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Canada / Children's (Jan. 8 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007229631
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007229635
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 13.2 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 259 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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"A wonderful debut for many reasons ! What marks this book out is not just its charm, warmth and wit, but also the skill with which Valentine braids together the threads" The Guardian "No plot summary cando justice to the particular flavour of this book, both witty and with moments of genuine sweetness ! Excellent." Books for Keeps "Ultra-original and brilliantly written, this will have you laughing and crying too." Mizz Magazine "Has the originality of Mark Haddon, the immediacy of Jacqueline Wilson and the emotional connection of Kevin Brooks. It really does work." Jill Murphy, The Book Bag "A captivating novel from a compelling new voice in teen fiction!hilarious and dramatic in turns." Liverpool Echo "I loved every page of this extraordinary book; a completely unique and involving story!a great book which deserves to be read over and over again." Redhouse Review, Hannah Pitts age 15 "A great story, with a witty and believable main character." tBk mag "If Jenny Valentine doesn't start you reading, I'm not sure what will ! A very creative and highly original plot ! I would also recommend it to sneaky parents who like to snoop around their children's bookcases. But make sure you have time to spare, as you will be unable to put this book down!" Emily Decker, South Wales Argus "An unpredictable story full of suspense ! If you are looking for an original, creative, page-turner that is filled with mystery, look no further" Megan Davies, South Wales Argus --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Jenny Valentine moved house every two years when she was growing up. She has just moved house again, probably not for the last time. She worked in a wholefood shop in Primrose Hill for fifteen years where she met many extraordinary people and sold more organic loaves than there are words in her first novel. She has also worked as a teaching assistant and a jewellery maker. She studied English Literature at Goldsmiths College, which almost put her off reading but not quite. Jenny is married to a singer/songwriter and has two children. Finding Violet Park is her first novel. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Format: Paperback
A sympathetic and moving novel, perceptive about the pressures of being an adolescent while still developing to show how Lucas moves to an understanding of the trials of aging. An understanding which brings a closer relationship with his grandmother, a relationship which is is skilfully handled. The dreams and fantasies which we hold when we cannot accept the truth, are shown here with understanding, and with humour.
This is a first novel that went on to win the British Guardian Fiction Prize for 2007.
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Different title in US May 28 2012
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This book is on the "1001 Children's Books you Must Read Before you Grow Up' list. If its listed for ages 12+.

It is published in the United States as "Me, The Missing, and the Dead".

This book is a solid piece of fiction for young readers. I would recommend it for especially for boys.

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