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The Bower Bird

(2007)
(The second book in the Gussie series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel
This title, which won the 2007 Costa award, continues the story of Gussie, a precocious young girl diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Despite this, she is determined to live life to the fullest, experiencing typical adolescent problems such as love and parent troubles. While never complaining, she offers a direct and honest insight about herself and the world around her, in a story which is poignant, charming, and oddly optimistic.

Genre: General Fiction

Used availability for Ann Kelley's The Bower Bird

Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Bower Bird
Author(s): Ann Kelley
ISBN: 1-4420-0096-1 / 978-1-4420-0096-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bower Bird
Author(s): Ann Kelley
ISBN: 1-906307-98-9 / 978-1-906307-98-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
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January 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bower Bird (Gussie)
Author(s): Ann Kelley
ISBN: 1-906307-45-8 / 978-1-906307-45-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
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December 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bower Bird (Gussie)
Author(s): Ann Kelley
ISBN: 1-906307-32-6 / 978-1-906307-32-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
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May 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bower Bird
Author(s): Ann Kelley
ISBN: 1-905222-79-3 / 978-1-905222-79-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bower Bird (Gussie Book 2)
Author(s): Ann Kelley
Publisher: Luath Press
Availability: Amazon UK