The Boy in the Biscuit Tin (Reissue)
Heather Dyer
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UK Price: £5.99
Format: Paperback
Age: 7+
Size: 198x129mm
Extent: 160pp
ISBN: 978-1905-29455-8
Illustrator: Peter Bailey
Publication date: January 2013
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When Ibby is sent to stay with her aunt, she discovers her two troublesome boy cousins, Francis and Alex, playing with an old box of magic tricks they found in the attic.

Ibby is sure that magic isn’t real – until she sees Francis sitting at the bottom of the biscuit tin, magically miniaturized by Alex. After that, nothing is what it seems.

A joyful, quirky tale about real magic and the magic of family life and friendships.

Re-issue of Heather Dyer's 2007 classic.

' ... a charming caper ... '
Amanda Craig, The Times
'The children's relationships with one another ring true.'
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Nominated for the Galaxy Best British Children's Book Award, 2008

"I once dreamed that I was in an unfamiliar house, looking in on two boys' bedrooms. I knew they were boys' rooms because of the stuff inside: posters, footballs, model soldiers, a metal detector etc. They ended up being the bedrooms of Alex and Francis in THE BOY IN THE BISCUIT TIN."

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