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For the Forest of a Bird
Author: Sue Saliba

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780143571780
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Dims (mm): 131 x 199
Pub Date: 28-01-15
Pub Country: Australia
Condition: NEW

A novel about love and the things you can and can't change, from the winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for young adult fiction, Sue Saliba. 'I want to tell you that he's coming home...and it's going to be like it was before he went away, before everything broke apart.' Nella waits for the swallows by the creek each spring. It's a secret vigil she's followed ever since her father left. This year she's going to take him with her ...but can we ever return to the way things were? A novel about love and the things you can and can't change, from the winner of the Victorian's Premier's Literary Award for young adult fiction. Praise for Sue Saliba's novels: Alaska Awards Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction, 2012 Shortlisted for the APA Design Awards for Best Children's Cover, 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Notable Book, 2012 Reviews 'Saliba has written an elegiac, wise and moving novel.' (Cameron Woodhead, The Saturday Age) Read full review here 'Alaska is a gorgeous, gorgeous book. it's breathless and aching and it completely captures that swirl of coming-of-age emotions. the fear and hope and vulnerability we all feel. the fleeting moments of deep happiness pitched against the uncertainties of the world and your place in it. ..this book is brave and true and full of heart and soul...i completely loved Alaska.' (Nomes, inkcrush) Read full review here. 'There are books imbued with a certain kind of magic. There are books we read and then, then, there are books that invite complete immersion. A gift from an Author to a reader, to give words that have texture and fluidity, richness and depth, a narrative that inv

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