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Noah Barleywater Runs Away

Level 1

BOYNE, John
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This is a delightful fairytale with lots of weird and wacky ideas, full of humour and sadness. Even though Boyne’s writing could be seen as a bit too much like Collodi’s (Carlo Collodi, author of Pinocchio), Noah is a delightful new take on the theme of leaving home.

AWARDS:

  • WINNER Children’s Book of the Year (Slovakia) 2011
  • LONGLISTED Carnegie Medal 2012

ADVENTURE | FAMILY | RELATIONSHIPS

  • ROCKLIN, Joanne: One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street (Amulet 2012; many diverse characters gather under an orange tree)
  • BOYNE, John: The House of Special Purpose (Doubleday 2009)
  • BROOKNER, Anita: Leaving Home (Random 2006)

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