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  • Published: 7 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849399784
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288


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The brand-new novel from exciting new voice, Sam Gayton. About a very small girl, desperate to find her way home . . .

Inspired by Gulliver’s Travels, Lilliput is an exhilarating adventure filled with cunning escape plans, evil clockmakers and very talkative parrots. Join Lily as she travels over rooftops, down chimneys and into chocolate shops on a journey to find the one place in the world where she belongs . . . Home.

'An undertaking of which Swift himself would have approved' Irish Times

'Spirited and clever tribute to the original' Daily Mail

  • Pub date: 7 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849399784
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the Author

Sam Gayton

Sam Gayton lives in Margate. In 2009 he completed the Writing for Young People MA at Bath Spa University and not long after published his first book, The Snow Merchant. He loves American novels, Italian food and the English countryside. When he's not writing, he likes playing old board games, strumming his guitar and joining as many rock bands as possible (currently at seven).

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Praise for Lilliput

“Spirited and clever tribute to the original”

Sally Morris, Daily Mail

“Unlimited storytelling inventiveness . . . Swift himself would have approved.”

Robert Dunbar, Irish Times

“Sam Gayton brings a lively cast — including a boy rescuer, a chatty parrot and a kind chocolate-shop owner — to the appealing scenario of a tiny person in a giant world.”

Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times

“Lovely old-fashioned storytelling… this beautifully illustrated book will appeal widely”

Louise Haines, Guardian

“Exuberant and imaginative use of language, page-turningly exciting... A very covetable book.”

Reading Zone

“Don't miss this book. It really is something rather special.”

The Bookbag

“This magical novel with its indomitable heroine offers 8+ readers an enthralling experience . . . An excellent addition to this genre”

The School Librarian

“Accessible and fun”


“Promises more of Gayton's inventive and fantastic storytelling”

The Bookseller

“Exciting read. Successfully transposed into a story for teenagers.”

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