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Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
A young soldier, a captive princess, witches, wolves and Death walk hand in hand in Costa Award winner Sally Gardner's exquisitely written new novel inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, The Tinderbox.

Otto Hundebiss is tired of war, but when he defies Death he walks a dangerous path. A half beast half man gives him shoes and dice which will lead him deep into a web of dark magic and mystery. He meets the beautiful Safire - pure of heart and spirit, the scheming Mistress Jabber and the terrifying Lady of the Nail. He learns the powers of the tinderbox and the wolves whose master he becomes. But will all the riches in the world bring him the thing he most desires?

Fairy tales are often the cruellest stories of all; in this exquisite novel Sally Gardner writes about great love and great loss.

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Used availability for Sally Gardner's Tinder

Hardback Editions

November 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Tinder
Author(s): Sally Gardner
ISBN: 1-78062-149-3 / 978-1-78062-149-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Tinder (Moments in History)
Author(s): Sally Gardner
ISBN: 1-78062-148-5 / 978-1-78062-148-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

November 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Tinder
Author(s): Sally Gardner
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon   


November 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Tinder
Author(s): Sally Gardner
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Tinder (Moments in History)
Author(s): Sally Gardner
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK