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Mysterious Traveler

Mysterious Traveler( )
Author: Peet, Mal
Graham, Elspeth
Illustrator: Lynch, P. J.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

An uplifting tale evoking the golden sands of Africa by Carnegie Medalist Mal Peet and his wife, Elspeth Graham, captivatingly illustrated by P.J. Lynch. Already an old man, desert guide Issa has seen thousands of dawns. One particular morning, however, the desert reveals something new; something that changes his life. Tucked away in a narrow cave, shielded from a treacherous dust storm by a faithful camel, a baby girl lies wrapped in fine cotton and wearing half of...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Africa
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Mammals
Juvenile Fiction / Nature & The Natural World / General
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.81 x 9.31 x 0.45 Inches
Book Weight:0.825 Pounds
Author Biography
Peet, Mal (Author)
Mal Peet was born in 1947. Before becoming a children's author, he worked as a teacher and for educational publishers. His first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase award and Nestle Children's Book Award. He also won the Carnegie Medal in 2006 for Tamar and the Guardian children's fiction prize in 2009 for Exposure. He co-authored a series of children's books with his wife Elspeth Graham. His first novel for adults, The Murdstone Trilogy, was published in 2014. He died from cancer on March 2, 2015 at the age of 67.


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