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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409047407
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

Round Behind The Ice House




A gripping tale of growing up – and becoming an individual – from multi award-wininng author Anne Fine.

Cass has always been there for Tom, her twin - racing off to laugh with him in the old, abandoned ice house or planning how to foil Jamieson, the farm's creepy pest-killer.But now Cass is a teenager, she is changing - she wants her privacy and feels suffocated by their life on the farm. Bewildered, Tom struggles to regain their former closeness, but only succeeds in alienating both Cass and Jamieson's daughter Lisa. Until the night of the storm...

  • Pub date: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409047407
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

About the Author

Anne Fine

Anne Fine is one of our most distinguished writers for children. She has written over fifty highly acclaimed books and has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and both the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year and the Carnegie Medal twice over. Anne was appointed the Children’s Laureate from 2001-3, and her work has been translated into over forty languages. In 2003 she became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE. Anne lives in County Durham.

Anne Fine was born and educated in the Midlands, and now lives in County Durham. She has written numerous highly acclaimed and prize-winning books for children and adults.
Her novel The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal, and was adapted for television by the BBC; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize, and Madame Doubtfire has become a major feature film starring Robin Williams. Anne was the Children's Laureate 2001 - 2003 and won an OBE in 2003.

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Praise for Round Behind The Ice House

“Passionately honest”

Sunday Times

“A fearless novelist ”

Independent

“A children's writer of rare gifts”

TES

“A very real sense of menace as this unusual and original book races to its climax”

Guardian


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