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The Way to Sattin Shore

Pearce, Philippa; Charlotte Voake, ill

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ISBN 10: 0688023193 / ISBN 13: 9780688023195
Published by Greenwillow Books, New York, 1983
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed by the author. First edition, 1983. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket, 182 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket, dust jacket is price-clipped, some discoloration to the dust jacket, dust jacket with some rubbing wear including creasing, tearing, and a bit of loss at the tips. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Signed and dated on the half-title by Pearce. Bookseller Inventory # C000021774

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Title: The Way to Sattin Shore

Publisher: Greenwillow Books, New York

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First printing.

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Synopsis:

Kate Tranter's search for the truth about her dead father leads her to Sattin Shore and an encounter with the past

About the Author:

Philippa Pearce, (born Jan. 23, 1920, Great Shelford, near Cambridge, Eng.—died Dec. 21, 2006, London, Eng.), British book editor and children’s writer who , was best known for her Carnegie Medal-winning novel Tom’s Midnight Garden (1958), a mystical tale of friendship and growing up in which 10-year-old Tom befriends Hatty, a girl from the past whom he meets in a magical garden that appears at night only when the grandfather clock strikes 13. The classic story was filmed in 1999 and was later adapted for the stage. Pearce’s other books included the semiautobiographical Minnow on the Say (1955), The Children of the House (1968), the Whitbread Prize-winning The Battle of Bubble and Squeak (1978), and The Little Gentleman (2004). She also wrote numerous short stories and book reviews. Pearce was made OBE in 1997.

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