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14%OFFJoan Aiken - Black Hearts in Battersea - 9780099573661 - V9780099573661
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Black Hearts in Battersea

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Description for Black Hearts in Battersea Paperback. Simon is determined to become a painter when he grows up so he sets off to London to make his fortune. But the city is plagued by wolves and mysterious disappearances. The Twite household, where Simon is lodging, seems shifty. Before he gets a chance to open his glistening paints Simon stumbles right into the centre of a plot to kill the King. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFC. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 190 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 222.

‘Wait, wait! Save us! What’ll we do?’

Simon is determined to become a painter when he grows up so he sets off to London to make his fortune. But the city is plagued by wolves and mysterious disappearances. The Twite household, where Simon is lodging, seems particularly shifty. Before he even gets a chance to open his glistening new paints Simon stumbles right into the centre of a plot to kill the King. And worse than that Simon is kidnapped and sent to sea! Luckily there are two friendly stowaways aboard – the feisty Dido Twite and the ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099573661
SKU
V9780099573661
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About Joan Aiken
Joan Aiken was born in Sussex in 1924. She was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken; her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge, is also a novelist. Before joining the 'family business' herself, Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her ... Read more

Reviews for Black Hearts in Battersea
A fantastic adventure story . . . highly entertaining
Sunday Telegraph
A writer of wild humour and unrestrained imagination
Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
Joan Aiken is a marvel
Philip Pullman
Guardian
Joan Aiken is such a spellbinder
Evening Standard
So what makes these different to any other set of classics? ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Black Hearts in Battersea


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