The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow

The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow


  • Author: Emily Ilett
  • Release Date : 2019-09-26
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • File Size: 712140 Bytes


"Shadows were meant to stay stuck, like ears and promises."On the morning of Gail's birthday, she watches her shadow slip under the kitchen door. She's not surprised it decided to leave. Her dad has gone for good. Her big sister Kay, once Gail's best friend, has disappeared into sadness – and now her shadow has left too.Determined to make things right, Gail chases after the shadows. But her adventures take her to unexpected places and she soon discovers that where there are shadows, there's darkness, and that she's not the only one looking for something missing...In a world of light and shadow, despair and hope sit side by side. Can Gail recover what the sisters have lost?A lyrical, immersive, and luminous tale of sisterhood, The Girl Who Lost Her...

Ladybird Tales of Super Heroes

Ladybird Tales of Super Heroes


  • Author: Sufiya Ahmed, Yvonne Battle-Felton, Sarwat Chadda & Maisie Chan
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Favorite Characters
  • File Size: 74678589 Bytes


Superheroes have always been with us, from gods with mighty powers to human heroes who don disguises to save the day . . . Join six larger-than-life mythic and legendary heroes from around the world in this colourful, illustrated collection of Ladybird Tales. Meet tricksters, fighters, shape-shifters and even people who save the day with just the power of speech.Anansi the Spider-ManLoki and the Magical HammerHanuman, Demon FighterInanna in the UnderworldShahrazad the StorytellerThe Legend of Hua Mulan Perfect for bedtime, to read aloud or enjoy alone, these thrilling tales breathe marvellous life into ancient tales. Includes a special introduction from award-winning author David Solomons....

The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow

The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow


  • Author : Emily Ilett
  • Publisher : Floris Books
  • Release Date : 2019-09-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782506218


The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow Book Description :

"Shadows were meant to stay stuck, like ears and promises." On the morning of Gail's birthday, she watches her shadow slip under the kitchen door. She's not surprised it decided to leave. Her dad has gone for good. Her big sister Kay, once Gail's best friend, has disappeared into sadness – and now her shadow has left too. Determined to make things right, Gail chases after the shadows. But her adventures take her to unexpected places and she soon discovers that where there are shadows, there's darkness, and that she's not the only one looking for something missing... In a world of light and shadow, despair and hope sit side by side. Can Gail recover what the sisters have lost? A lyrical, immersive, and luminous tale of sisterhood, The Girl Who Lost ...

The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow

The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow


  • Author : Emily Ilett
  • Publisher : Kelpies
  • Release Date : 2019-09-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1782506071


The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow Book Description :

A lyrical, poignant story, beautifully and originally written, about the ripple effects of a loved one's depression and losing and regaining one's sense of self....

In Her Shadow
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

In Her Shadow


  • Author : Kristin Miller
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524799489


In Her Shadow Book Description :

A pregnant young woman becomes obsessed with the disappearance of her lover’s wife, only to discover that she may be headed for the same fate, in this novel from New York Times bestselling author Kristin Miller When secretary Colleen Roper becomes pregnant by her boss, Michael, he whisks her away to Ravenwood, his opulent estate. Abruptly thrust into a life of luxury she’s never known, Colleen finds the immense house suffused with the memory of Michael’s wife, Joanna, who left months ago and haunts her imagination. With rooms she’s prohibited from entering and a staff that greets her with hostility, there is little room for a new mistress of Ravenwood. It’s not long before bones are unearthed in the grove across the street and Michael falls...

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
Score: 4
From 38 Ratings

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There


  • Author : Catherynne M. Valente
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466828001


The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There Book Description :

"One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century."—Time magazine, on the Fairyland series September has longed to return to Fairyland after her first adventure there. And when she finally does, she learns that its inhabitants have been losing their shadows—and their magic—to the world of Fairyland Below. This underworld has a new ruler: Halloween, the Hollow Queen, who is September's shadow. And Halloween does not want to give Fairyland's shadows back. Fans of Valente's bestselling, first Fairyland book will revel in the lush setting, characters, and language of September's journey, all brought to life by fine artist Ana Juan. Readers will also welcome back good friends Ell, the Wyverary, an...

The Lollipop Shoes  Chocolat 2
Score: 3.5
From 40 Ratings

The Lollipop Shoes Chocolat 2


  • Author : Joanne Harris
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-07-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407039657


The Lollipop Shoes Chocolat 2 Book Description :

'A DELICIOUS URBAN FAIRYTALE, WHERE KILLER SHOES AND AZTEC MYTHS BATTLE IT OUT WITH TRUE LOVE AND THE SEDUCTIVE POWER OF CHOCOLATE' Daily Mail 'Who died?' I said. 'Or is it a secret?' 'My mother, Vianne Rocher.' Seeking refuge and anonymity in the cobbled streets of Montmartre, Yanne and her two daughters live peacefully, if not happily, above their little chocolate shop. Nothing unusual marks them out; no red sachets hang by the door.The wind has stopped - at least for a while. Then into their lives blows Zozie de l'Alba, the lady with the lollipop shoes,ruthless, devious and seductive. With everything she loves at stake, Yanne must face a difficult choice; to flee, as she has done so many times before, or to confront her most dangerous enemy... Her...

Shadow Girl
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

Shadow Girl


  • Author : Patricia Morrison
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Release Date : 2013-02-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770493681


Shadow Girl Book Description :

This novel for ages nine and up is the story of a resilient young girl who struggles as the daughter of an alcoholic father and an absentee mother. Left alone to fend for herself for days at a time, she is observed by a kind and compassionate saleswoman at the mall she retreats to every day after school to avoid going "home." The saleswoman gains her trust and takes action into her own hands by reporting the girl's situation to social services. She is placed in foster care, where she dreams of being reunited with her dad, despite the deprivations in her life with him. The relationship between the girl and her foster mother is painful, and the girl's spirit disintegrates. Eventually, the saleswoman "adopts" the girl into her caring family, whose love ...

Hortense and the Shadow
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Hortense and the Shadow


  • Author : Natalia O’Hara
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241321355


Hortense and the Shadow Book Description :

"Through the dark and wolfish woods, through the white and silent snow, lived a small girl called Hortense. Though kind and brave, she was sad as an owl because of one thing . . . Hortense hated her shadow." A beautifully illustrated dark fairy tale that will remind you of the fables you read as a child. A treasure not to be missed....

Moon Shadow

Moon Shadow


  • Author : Erin Downing
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481475211


Moon Shadow Book Description :

"On the night of her thirteen birthday, Lucia Frank's shadow half slips out and begins to act in ways that Lucia has always wanted but been afraid to do. Now Lucia is becoming the girl she's always wanted to be -- fearless and assertive -- but is there another cost to bear?"--...

Sarah s Shadow
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Sarah s Shadow


  • Author : Nick Jones
  • Publisher : Full Media Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-12-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780993079498


Sarah s Shadow Book Description :

If you could change something about yourself, would you do it? When Sarah Simpkins is teased about her shadow in the school playground, she finds herself wishing she didn't have one. That night she has the chance to make the wish come true. But will losing her shadow really make her happy?...

Shadow Girl

Shadow Girl


  • Author : Liana Liu
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062306692


Shadow Girl Book Description :

The Memory Key author Liana Liu delivers a thrilling story of one girl struggling to claim her own identity while becoming an unwitting participant in the strange fate of a wealthy dynasty. The house on Arrow Island is full of mystery. Yet, when Mei arrives, she can’t help feeling relieved. She’s happy to spend the summer in an actual mansion tutoring a rich man’s daughter if it means a break from her normal life—her needy mother, her delinquent brother, their tiny apartment in the city. And Ella Morison seems like an easy charge, sweet and well behaved. What she doesn’t know is that something is very wrong in the Morison household. Though Mei tries to focus on her duties, she becomes increasingly distracted by the family’s problems and h...