Jackdaw Summer, Paperback
4.5 out of 5 (1 rating)


Every summer Liam and Max roam the wild countryside of Northumberland - but this year things are different.

One hot summer's day a jackdaw leads the two boys into an ancient farm house where they find a baby, wrapped in a blanket, with a scribbled note pinned to it: PLESE LOOK AFTER HER RITE.

THIS IS A CHILDE OF GOD. And so begins Jackdaw Summer. A summer when friendships are tested. A summer when lines between good and bad are blurred.

A summer that Liam will never forget...A stunning novel from the author of the modern children's classic Skellig - winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award.

David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9780340881996



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Found this book quite captivating after getting into it. Really gets to the nitty gritty of the lives of the characters, their relationnships and their angst in the change from childhood to adolescence.

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