The Glass Bird Girl (eBook)
Esme Kerr
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UK Price: £6.99
Format: eBook
Age: 10+
Size: N/A
Extent: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-909489-55-4
Publication date: May 2014

World English (Excluding USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand)

 

The first in the exciting new Knight's Haddon series ...

 

Orphan Edie is sent by her artdealer uncle to Knight’s Haddon School, to investigate the disappearance of a precious glass bird belonging to his secretive client’s daughter, Anastasia, an unhappy Russian princess. But what Edie uncovers instead is a dangerous mystery that only the girls themselves can solve.

Edie crouched on her bedroom windowsill, training her field glasses on the three boys by the stone pond. Their names were Lyle, Jason and Tom, and she hated them. They were like foxes, thin and cunning, with eyes that flashed through mops of filthy hair.

"I often think of the boarding school I attended long ago, when there were no computers or mobile phones, and the outside world was something we knew we would barely glimpse again until the next holiday, or the end of term. I tried to imagine whether such a place might ever exist today, and then in my mind's eye I saw Knight's Haddon, but it turned out to be a much more mysterious place than the school I'd known …"

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