Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River SeaIt is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at 13, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences in this highly colourful, joyous and award-winning adventure….

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Pablo’s Tree

Pablo's TreePablo’s Tree Each year on his birthday, a young Mexican American boy looks forward to seeing how his grandfather has decorated the tree he planted on the day the boy was adopted. Full description…

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Thea’s Tree

Thea's TreeWhat Thea wants more than anything in the world is a tree–a real tree to climb and hide in, to sit under and dream. But in the city where she lives, there are no trees. So one day, Thea goes in search of a tree. This elemental story is written and illustrated by Judith Clay.”Thea’s Tree” was chosen for the White Ravens List of the International Youth Library in 2012.Judith Clay is an award-winning German artist and writer. Her work has widely been exhibited in Europe and North America….

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The Secret Garden (Dover Children’s Thrift Classics)

The Secret Garden (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)What Thea wants more than anything in the world is a tree–a real tree to climb and hide in, to sit under and dream. But in the city where she lives, there are no trees. So one day, Thea goes in search of a tree. This elemental story is written and illustrated by Judith Clay.”Thea’s Tree” was chosen for the White Ravens List of the International Youth Library in 2012.Judith Clay is an award-winning German artist and writer. Her work has widely been exhibited in Europe and North America….

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Hothouse Flower

Hothouse FlowerFROM THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OLIVE TREE AND THE SHADOW SISTERA heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again . . .As a child, Julia Forrester would linger in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where exotic flowers tended by her grandfather blossomed and faded with the seasons.Now, recovering from a family tragedy, she once more seeks comfort at Wharton Park, newly inherited by Kit Crawford, a charismatic man with a sad s…

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