One day, on the way to school, Joe finds a large, heavy key in the long grass. Joe thinks a giant might have dropped it; Irrum thinks it might be magic; Akash says the key is no good because it doesn't open anything. But when Joe tries the key in the lonely gate, he opens up a whole new world...
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Jan Mark is one of the most distinguished authors of books for young people today. In addition to two Carnegie Medals, she has also won The Guardian Award, The Observer Teen Fiction Prize and the Mother Goose Award. Jan lives in Oxford. Jan Ormerod won several awards for her first book, "Sunshine". She was born and brought up in Western Australia but now lives in Cambridge with her two daughters.Review:
"One of those rare people who can write for any age audience... An after-school secret garden story." The Independent on Sunday; "A story of universal emotions laced with a twist of magic... Beautifully written... Hauntingly supported by Jan Ormerod's mysteriously symbolic drawings." The School Librarian"
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Book Description 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Joe discovers a secret behind the lonely gate on his way to school. But will anybody believe him?. Bookseller Inventory # 019409
Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1844289680