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The One-in-a-Million Boy

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
The story of your life never starts at the beginning. Don't they teach you anything at school?

So says 104-year-old Ona to the 11-year-old boy who's been sent to help her out every Saturday morning. As he refills the bird feeders and tidies the garden shed, Ona tells him about her long life, from first love to second chances. Soon she's confessing secrets she has kept hidden for decades.

One Saturday, the boy doesn't show up. Ona starts to think he's not so special after all, but then his father arrives on her doorstep, determined to finish his son's good deed. The boy's mother is not so far behind. Ona is set to discover that the world can surprise us at any age, and that sometimes sharing a loss is the only way to find ourselves again.

"Readers won't be able to resist falling for Ona ... The conclusion will leave them smiling through their tears." - Shelf Awareness

"Poignant ... There is much to enjoy in this heartfelt tale of love, loss, and friendship." - Express

"A must-read book ... Whimsical and bittersweet." - Good Housekeeping

    

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Hardback Editions

April 2017 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The One-In-A-Million Boy (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 0-606-40013-3 / 978-0-606-40013-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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August 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The One-in-a-million Boy (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 1-4104-9214-1 / 978-1-4104-9214-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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April 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 0-544-61707-X / 978-0-544-61707-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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April 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 1-4722-2835-9 / 978-1-4722-2835-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 0-544-94721-5 / 978-0-544-94721-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 1-4722-2838-3 / 978-1-4722-2838-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 1-4722-2836-7 / 978-1-4722-2836-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Headline Digital
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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April 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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April 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 1-5200-0377-3 / 978-1-5200-0377-1
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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April 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
ISBN: 1-5200-0381-1 / 978-1-5200-0381-8
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Headline Digital
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April 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Headline Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Mariner Books
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April 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author(s): Monica Wood
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon UK