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Finding Violet Park

(2007)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
Quirky voyage of self-discovery triggered by a lost urn of ashes The mini cab office was up a cobbled mews with little flat houses either side. That's where I first met Violet Park, what was left of her. There was a healing centre next door, a pretty smart name for a place with a battered brown door and no proper door handle and stuck-on wooden numbers in the shape of clowns. The 3 of number 13 was a w stuck on sideways and I thought it was kind of sad and I liked it at the same time. Sixteen-year-old Lucas Swain becomes intrigued by the urn of ashes left in a cab office. Convinced that its occupant -- Violet Park -- is communicating with him, he contrives to gain possession of the urn, little realising that his quest will take him on a voyage of self-discovery and identity, forcing him to finally confront what happened to his absent (and possibly dead) father...

Genre: Children's Fiction

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January 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
ISBN: 0-00-721445-6 / 978-0-00-721445-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
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August 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
ISBN: 0-00-729124-8 / 978-0-00-729124-3 (UK edition)
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September 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Finding Violet Park
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ISBN: 0-00-722962-3 / 978-0-00-722962-8 (UK edition)
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February 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
ISBN: 0-00-722963-1 / 978-0-00-722963-5 (UK edition)
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September 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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June 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Finding Violet Park
Author(s): Jenny Valentine
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