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Brunt Boggart

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FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £8.99 PAGES: 448 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 27/09/2018 ISBN: 9781782692065

Brunt Boggart

David Greygoose

Pushkin Children's Books

A rich primordial dreamtime... A wonderful excavation of the story traditions that our ancestors huddled around for warmth.

This is a look like no other: a magical tapestry of folk tales, woven together to build a world that is as strange yet familiar as a half-remembered dream. It is an old world, a world of enchanted corn dollies and wild dances in poppy fields, a world of tricksters, lovers and fools.

Through this world, Greychild must journey in search of his mother: from the village of Brunt Boggart, down the treacherous Pedlar Man's track, all the way to distant Arleccra, a city of treasures and temptation. If you follow him, a part of you will never come back.

Selling points

  • Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2016.
  • A truly one-of-a-kind curiosity - a collection of entrancing, interweaving stories full of mystery and magic.
  • The author is based in England and is available for live readings accompanied by a film and music.
  • Great crossover potential.

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