By (author) Sally Gardner
Format: Paperback / softback
I, Coriander by Sally Gardner
Book DescriptionIn this exceptionally well-crafted tale, Coriander tells the story of her childhood in seventeenth-century London and of her discovery that she has inherited magical powers from her mother, who was a fairy princess. But her mother s sudden death brings on a dark time for Coriander. And after mourning her beloved mother and dealing with the disappearance of her father and the wrath of her evil stepmother, Coriander finds herself locked in a chest with no hope of escape and no will to survive. But when a bright light beckons to her, it is then that Coriander s journey truly begins. Beautifully written, this magical and luminous story is destined to become a children s classic."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780142407639
(197mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Sally Gardner
Sally Gardner grew up and still lives in London. Being dyslexic, she did not learn to read or write until she was fourteen and had been thrown out of several schools, labeled unteachable, and sent to a school for maladjusted children. Despite this, she gained a degree with highest honors at a leading London art college, followed by a scholarship to a theater school, and then went on to become a very successful costume designer, working on some notable productions. After the births of twin daughters and a son, she started first to illustrate and then to write picture books and chapter books, usually with fairytale- or otherwise magical subject matter. She has been called 'an idiosyncratic genius' by London sSunday Times. I, Corianderis her first book for older readers. Her stories for middle readers include Lucy Willow and the popular Magical Children series, The Strongest Girl in the World, The Invisible Boy, The Boy with Magic Numbers, The Smallest Girl in the World, The Boy with the Lightning Feet, andThe Boy Who Could Fly.She has also written and illustrated picture books includingThe Fairy Catalogue, The Glass Heart, The book of Princesses and Playtime Rhymes."
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