A Stranger Came Ashore

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Price
$9.95  $9.25
Publisher
Floris Books - Kelpies
Publish Date
Pages
134
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.8 X 0.6 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780863158834
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About the Author
Mollie Hunter (1922-2012) wrote more than 25 novels for children since 1953, incorporating a life-long exploration of Scotland's folklore and history into her stories. She received numerous awards and honours for her books, including the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year Award, the Boston Globe Horn Book Award and the Carnegie Medal.
Reviews

'First published nearly forty years ago, Mollie's story remains as intriguing and beguiling as ever.'
- The Scotsman

'Stunning in its blend of local tradition and belief, legend and life.'
- The Guardian

'The haunting mystery of this story grips the reader to the end.'
- Sunday Telegraph

'A fantastic, gripping tale... set on the beautiful, windswept Shetland Isles... they are perennial favourites and deservedly so.'
- Scottish Children's Books

'Strange and chilling... it captures that sense of unease that springs from old, old superstitions that might yet harbour a grain of truth.'
- Den of Geek