The Resource The rabbit girl, Mary Arrigan

The rabbit girl, Mary Arrigan

Label
The rabbit girl
Title
The rabbit girl
Statement of responsibility
Mary Arrigan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is the mystery of the Rabbit Girl picture? Its secret is woven into two stories, one past, one present, told side by side. The first tells how 1940s evacuee Tony and his friend Alice befriend a fascinating old lady in the Lake District who introduces them to the countryside and draws Alice's portrait. In the second, teenage Mallie takes a part-time job in a pet shop, buys her artist mother a dusty old picture as a birthday present, and tries her best to engineer a romance between her new boss and her mother, aided by her feisty friend Jamila. Everything goes wrong... but the picture has a power of its own and pulls both stories together - in front of TV cameras - in a jaw-dropping climax
Storyline
Writing style
Award
USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10063149
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arrigan, Mary
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Teenage girls
  • Pet shops
  • Children's stories
  • Lake District (England)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The rabbit girl, Mary Arrigan
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9781847801562
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781847801562
Label
The rabbit girl, Mary Arrigan
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9781847801562
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781847801562

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