The Kite Rider (Paperback) - Geraldine McCaughrean

The Kite Rider (Paperback) - Geraldine McCaughrean

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Geraldine McCaughrean's outstanding book The Kite Rider won The Blue Peter Award, the Smarties Prize Bronze Award, and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal when it was published eighteen years ago. With a stunning new cover by the talented illustrator, Melissa Castrillon, this book is being reissued for a new generation of readers.

Haoyou knows that his father's spirit lives among the clouds above Ancient China. He also knows that to save his mother from being forced into a new marriage he must now follow in his father's footsteps and take to the skies, riding a kite through the clouds and the spirits of the dead. Then the Jade Circus offers him a chance to escape his enemies and travel throughout the empire, and maybe even perform before Kublai Khan himself. But is going with the circus really the best option? Could the circus master be leading him into even greater danger? This outstanding story by multi-award-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean, is being published in this beautiful edition for a new generation of readers.

About the Author

Geraldine McCaughrean was born and educated in Enfield, North London, the youngest daughter of a fireman and a teacher. She trained as a teacher, worked for ten years in publishing, and in 1988 became a full-time writer. Since then Geraldine has written over 130 books and plays for both adults and children and has won every major children's book prize.

Contributor:
Geraldine McCaughrean
Imprint:
Oxford University Press
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Release Date:
07 Feb 2019
Number of Pages:
304
Binding:
Paperback / softback
ISBN13:
9780192769596

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