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A Library of Lemons

(2016)
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A poignant story about dealing with grief through the magic of reading and friendship.

Calypso's mum died a few years ago and her emotionally incompetent Dad can't, or won't, talk about Mum at all. Instead he throws himself into writing his book A History of the Lemon. Meanwhile the house is dusty, there's never any food in the fridge, and Calypso retreats into her own world of books and fiction.

When a new girl, Mae, arrives at school, the girls' shared love of reading and writing stories draws them together. Mae's friendship and her lively and chaotic home - where people argue and hug each other - make Calypso feel more normal than she has for a long time. But when Calypso finally plucks up the courage to invite Mae over to her own house, the girls discover the truth about her dad and his magnum opus - and Calypso's happiness starts to unravel.

'A story of great warmth and emotional wisdom' LINDA NEWBERY

    

"A story of great warmth and emotional wisdom." - Linda Newbery


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Paperback Editions

May 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Library of Lemons
Author(s): Jo Cotterill
ISBN: 1-84812-511-9 / 978-1-84812-511-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piccadilly Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Library of Lemons
Author(s): Jo Cotterill
Publisher: Piccadilly Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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