Rooftoppers

Hopeful, inspiring and thrilling in equal measure, this is a classic adventure story about pursuing your dreams and never ignoring a possible.

Rooftoppers

Rooftoppers

Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell ... Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize | Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal | From the winner of the Costa Children's Book Prize 'A writer with an utterly distinctive voice and a wild imagination' – Philip Pullman 'Read everything she writes' – Daily Mail Everyone tells Sophie that she was orphaned in a shipwreck – found floating in a cello case on the English Channel on her first birthday. But Sophie is convinced her mother also survived. When the Welfare Agency threatens to separate her from her guardian and send her to an orphanage, Sophie takes matters into her own hands, starting with the only clue she has – the address of a cello-maker in Paris. On the run from the authorities, Sophie finds Matteo and his network of rooftoppers – urchins who walk tightropes and live in the sky. In a race across the rooftops of Paris, will they be able to find her mother before it's too late? Hopeful, inspiring and thrilling in equal measure, this is a classic adventure story about pursuing your dreams and never ignoring a possible.

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Rooftoppers
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Katherine Rundell
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell ... Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize | Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal | From the winner of the Costa Children's Book Prize 'A writer with an utterly distinctive voice and a wild imagination'
The Katherine Rundell Collection
Language: en
Pages: 1008
Authors: Katherine Rundell
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell ... 'Read everything she writes' DAILY MAIL Whether it's leaping over the rooftops of Paris, running with wolves in snowy Russia, learning to survive the dangers of the Amazon rainforest or embarking on a heist in 1920s New York, each of Rundell's books
Shadowheart
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Tad Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Barrick Eddon, prince of Southmarch, is no longer entirely human. He has vowed to safeguard the legacy of the dark Qar race, and must now decide where his loyalties lie. His twin sister Briony has a difficult choice of her own. Her father, King Olin, is held captive by the
Shadowplay
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Tad Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Darkness has fallen on the lands of the sun as an army of misshapen fey spill out from beyond the Shadowline. At their head is Yasammez, dark creature of nightmare. A furtive bargain was struck at the gates of Southmarch and the castle was spared, but centuries of enmity will
Shadowmarch
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Tad Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

At the uppermost edge of the northern kingdoms, towers shrouded in mist, lies Southmarch Castle. For hundreds of years it has remained hidden from the affairs of empire. Now its isolation can protect it no more. Southmarch is under siege; from both its neighbours, without, and the more insidious enemies