Island At The End Of Everything

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Ami lives on Culion, where some of the inhabitants – including her mother – have leprosy. She loves her home – but then islanders untouched by sickness are forced to leave. Desperate to return, Ami finds a strange and fragile hope in a colony of butterflies. Can they lead her home before it’s too late?

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From the author of the bestselling THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a moving, enthralling and heartbreaking tale of finding your way home – shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.

The Island at the End of Everything is such a fiercely kind and generous book, and so finely-wrought and so full of light … brilliant.’ KATHERINE RUNDELL

‘… a beautiful, haunting tale of leprosy, lepidoptery and loyalty.’ FRANCES HARDINGE

‘Exquisite.’ EMMA CARROLL

‘Truly a stunning book.’ PETER BUNZL

Amihan lives on Culion Island, where some of the inhabitants – including her mother – have leprosy.

Ami loves her home – with its blue seas and lush forests, Culion is all she has ever known. But the arrival of malicious government official Mr Zamora changes her world forever: islanders untouched by sickness are forced to leave.

Banished across the sea, she’s desperate to return, and finds a strange and fragile hope in a colony of butterflies. Can they lead her home before it’s too late?

  • The fourth children’s novel by Times number one bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave, winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year.
  • From the author of A Secret of Birds & Bone, The Way Past Winter and The Deathless Girls.
  • An irresistably poetic, bittersweet and heartbreaking tale of a girl finding her way back to her mother.

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Weight 0.19 kg
Dimensions 20 × 14.2 × 1.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

244

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B

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