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"A Harp of Fishbones" and Other Stories [Hardcover]

Joan Aiken

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Fourteen wonderfully told tales of magic and fantasy to captivate children of all ages. Among them the story of Nerryn and her magical harp of fishbones, the werewolf boy who can outrun an express train, the extraordinary hatching of a griffin in an airing cupboard and many more besides. These are rich, haunting and often humorous stories from a unique imagination. Illustrated atomspherically inside in black and white, with evocative and stunning cover artwork.
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Joan Aiken was born in Sussex, where she lives now. Her father was the American poet, Conrad Aiken. She began writing at the age of five, and hasn't stopped since, intermitted by two marriages and two children. Since the early 1960s, over 90 of her books have been published for both adults and children. Previous titles include The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Cape (1962), Black Hearts in Battersea, Cape (1964), A Bundle of Nerves, Gollancz (1976), The Winter Sleepwalker, Cape (1994). --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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