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The Daydreamer takes the reader out of reality and into the dream world of 10 year old Peter Fortune

In these seven interlinked stories the grown-up Peter reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses and adventures of his childhood. Living somewhere between dream and reality Peter experiences magical transformations when he swaps bodies with William, the family cat, the baby Kenneth and, in the final story, wakes up as a twelve-year-old inside a grown-up body and experiences the adventure of falling in love.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099470717

    November 10, 1995

    Red Fox

    112 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099590613

    October 6, 1995

    Vintage

    144 pages

    RRP $19.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781409096337

    July 1, 2010

    RHCP Digital

    112 pages

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Also by Ian McEwan

Nutshell
On Chesil Beach (Vintage Summer)
The Children Act
Sweet Tooth
First Love, Last Rites
Solar
For You
On Chesil Beach
Saturday
Rose Blanche
Atonement
Amsterdam
Black Dogs
The Innocent
Enduring Love
The Child In Time
In Between the Sheets
The Comfort Of Strangers
The Cement Garden

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
Midnight Jewel
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Ranger's Apprentice 4: Oakleaf Bearers
If I Stay
Trash
Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda
Why I Love Footy
Best Laid Plans
Library Of Souls
Echo Burning
A Gentleman in Moscow
The Wee Free Men
Fool Me Once
Private Delhi
Old School: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK10)