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The night rainbow / Claire King.

By: King, Claire, 1972- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013Edition: Large print ed.Description: 312 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444816617 (hbk.); 1444816616.Subject(s): Girls -- Fiction | Sisters -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Intergenerational relations -- Fiction | English -- France -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: During one long, hot summer, five-year-old Pea and her little sister Margot play alone in the meadow behind their house, in a small village in Southern France. Her mother is too sad to take care of them: she left her happiness in the hospital, along with the baby. Pea's father has died in an accident, and Maman, burdened by her double grief, has retreated to a place where Pea cannot reach her. Then Pea meets Claude, a man who seems to love the meadow as she does. Pea believes that she and Margot have found a friend - maybe even a new papa. But why do the villagers view Claude with suspicion, and what secret is he keeping in his strange, empty house?
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Large Print Gonville Library
Large Print
Large Print KIN 1 Available T00551417
Total holds: 0

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During one long, hot summer, five-year-old Pea and her little sister Margot play alone in the meadow behind their house, in a small village in Southern France. Her mother is too sad to take care of them: she left her happiness in the hospital, along with the baby. Pea's father has died in an accident, and Maman, burdened by her double grief, has retreated to a place where Pea cannot reach her. Then Pea meets Claude, a man who seems to love the meadow as she does. Pea believes that she and Margot have found a friend - maybe even a new papa. But why do the villagers view Claude with suspicion, and what secret is he keeping in his strange, empty house?

During one long, hot summer, five-year-old Pea and her little sister Margot play alone in the meadow behind their house, in a small village in Southern France. Her mother is too sad to take care of them: she left her happiness in the hospital, along with the baby. Pea's father has died in an accident, and Maman, burdened by her double grief, has retreated to a place where Pea cannot reach her. Then Pea meets Claude, a man who seems to love the meadow as she does. Pea believes that she and Margot have found a friend - maybe even a new papa. But why do the villagers view Claude with suspicion, and what secret is he keeping in his strange, empty house?

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