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Title   ACB with Honora Lee 

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Author   DE GOLDI Kate  ISBN   9781869799915  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Random House  Group   Children's B View shopping cart
Binding   Paperback Category   Kiwi Books  Terms and conditions
Edition   1 Type   Go back
Publication Year   2015 
Subject   General fiction (Children's/YA) 
Stock Status   Currently in stock 
Order Status   Not currently on order 
Synopsis A moving, charming novel from much-loved, international-award-winning children's author Kate de Goldi, author of the 10pm question. Perry's mother and father are busy people a they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. On Saturday mornings Perry and her father visit her gran, Honora Lee, at her rest home, but Gran never remembers them. 'Who is that man?' Honora Lee asks when Perry's father leaves the room. Kate De Goldi's The ACB with Honora Lee unfolds with characteristic warmth, quirky, surprising humour and a rich cast of 'residents'. The story is a meditation on kindness and patience and acceptance; that of the very young and the very old. It's a story that will resonate with echoes of recollection for many - from Perry's endearing perspective on the adult world to the embracing kindness of those who care for the elderly. A many-layered and playful novel with a crossover audience, it will delight both the young and the not so young. Beautifully packaged and illustrated throughout with drawings by Greg O'Brien. Shortlisted for the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2013 and the LIANZA Award 2013.

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