Swan Boy

Author:   Nikki Sheehan
Publisher:   Oneworld Publications
ISBN:  

9781780749242


Pages:   240
Publication Date:   05 May 2016
Recommended Age:   From 9
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Nikki Sheehan
Publisher:   Oneworld Publications
Imprint:   Oneworld Publications
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.70cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.227kg
ISBN:  

9781780749242


ISBN 10:   1780749244
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   05 May 2016
Recommended Age:   From 9
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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'Just finished Swan Boy with a tear in my eye and fireworks in my heart. Tender, funny, wise and just a little bit magical.' -- Piers Torday, author of The Last Wild trilogy 'An incredibly uplifting novel about learning to be yourself. I loved it.' -- Sarah Crossan, author of Apple and Rain


Praise for Who Framed Klaris Cliff? 'If Sheehan has more of this quality to offer then she'll be an exciting novelist for the future. I loved it.' Daily Mail


'wonderful, heart felt and beautiful . . . utterly unpredictable' -- Piers Torday, author of <i>The Last Wild</i> `A complex and beautiful story, though-provoking and well-written'. * <i>Carousel</i> * `A moving story about grief, resilience and courage'. * Financial Times * 'A tender tale of friendship, loss and fitting in - or not...the main character, Johnny, and his younger brother Mojo, will tug at all heartstrings' * Guardian * `A beautiful and poignant story about friendship, acceptance and loss. Exquisite characterisation and lots of LEAPING.' * Abi Elphinstone, author of The Dreamsnatcher * `Just finished Swan Boy with a tear in my eye and fireworks in my heart. Tender, funny, wise and just a little bit magical.' -- Piers Torday, author of <i>The Last Wild</i> trilogy `An incredibly uplifting novel about learning to be yourself. I loved it.' -- Sarah Crossan, author of <i>Apple and Rain</i>


'wonderful, heart felt and beautiful . . . utterly unpredictable' -- Piers Torday, author of <i>The Last Wild</i> 'A complex and beautiful story, though-provoking and well-written'. * <i>Carousel</i> * 'A moving story about grief, resilience and courage'. * Financial Times * 'A tender tale of friendship, loss and fitting in - or not...the main character, Johnny, and his younger brother Mojo, will tug at all heartstrings' * Guardian * 'A beautiful and poignant story about friendship, acceptance and loss. Exquisite characterisation and lots of LEAPING.' * Abi Elphinstone, author of The Dreamsnatcher * 'Just finished Swan Boy with a tear in my eye and fireworks in my heart. Tender, funny, wise and just a little bit magical.' -- Piers Torday, author of <i>The Last Wild</i> trilogy 'An incredibly uplifting novel about learning to be yourself. I loved it.' -- Sarah Crossan, author of <i>Apple and Rain</i>


'A beautiful and poignant story about friendship, acceptance and loss. Exquisite characterisation and lots of LEAPING.' Abi Elphinstone, author of The Dreamsnatcher 'Just finished Swan Boy with a tear in my eye and fireworks in my heart. Tender, funny, wise and just a little bit magical.' -- Piers Torday, author of The Last Wild trilogy 'An incredibly uplifting novel about learning to be yourself. I loved it.' -- Sarah Crossan, author of Apple and Rain


Author Information

Nikki Sheehan is the youngest daughter of a rocket scientist. Sheehan achieved a first class degree in linguistics and worked as a subtitler on Coronation Street and The Simpsons. She later studied developmental psychology and journalism and continues to work as a freelance journalist and copywriter, specialising in parenting features. Sheehan has three children and is also a story mentor with Little Green Pig (Ministry of Stories) helping children to access their creativity. In addition, Sheehan is also one of three organisers of Brighton Rocks Books, the first mini festival of children's writing in the area. Sheehan is also the author of Who Framed Klaris Cliff? Published by O.U.P in 2014.

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