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    • ISBN:9781444009972
    • Publication date:11 Jul 2019

The Wishing Bones

By Michelle Lovric

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A brand new exquisitely imagined historical fantasy novel set on the canals of Venice from award-winning author, Michelle Lovric for ages 9+

A brand new exquisitely imagined historical fantasy novel set on the canals of Venice from award-winning author, Michelle Lovric for ages 9+

Lily is an orphan, growing up in a convent in Venice. Cruelly treated by the nuns, especially the head nun Arabella Magoghe, she dreams of escape...of a family...of being loved.

When a sacred saint's foot is stolen, a theft which threatens the very heart and soul of Venice, Lily knows Arabella is responsible.

Lily vows to save her city, the only home she's ever known. But it might just be the most dangerous thing she's ever done...

Biographical Notes

Michelle Lovric divides her time between her apartments on the Thames and in Venice. She has published five novels for adults, of which THE REMEDY was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She combines her fiction work with editing, designing and producing literary anthologies including her own translations of Latin and Italian poetry. Her book 'Love Letters' was a New York Times best-seller.

Her children's books can be found at http://www.michellelovric.com/children/chindex.htm

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  • ISBN: 9781444009958
  • Publication date: 11 Jul 2019
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