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The Glimme /

by Rodda, Emily,
Additional authors: McBride, Marc, / illustrator.
Published by : Omnibus Books, (Gosford, NSW :) , 2019 Physical details: 376 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm. ISBN:9781862919570; 1862919577. List(s) this item appears in: Australian Children's Books
Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Book Melbourne Athenaeum Library
Junior collection ROD Available 061909
Total reserves: 0

Colour maps on endpapers.

"Lone Annie sees dragons in your future...She sees giants. She sees fire and water. She sees death. Finn's life in the village of Wichant is hard. Only his drawings of the wild coastline, with its dragon-shaped clouds and headlands that look like giants, make him happy. Then the strange housekeeper from a mysterious clifftop mansion sees his talent and buys him for a handful of gold and then reveals to him seven extraordinary paintings. Finn thinks the paintings must be pure fantasy - such amazing scenes and creatures can't be real! He's wrong. Soon he is going to slip through the veil between worlds and plunge into the wonders and perils of The Glimme." -- Back cover.

Children's Book Council of Australia younger readers shortlisted book, 2020.

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