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The Resource The distance between me and the cherry tree, Paola Peretti ; translated by Denise Muir ; illustrated by Carolina Rabei

The distance between me and the cherry tree, Paola Peretti ; translated by Denise Muir ; illustrated by Carolina Rabei

Label
The distance between me and the cherry tree
Title
The distance between me and the cherry tree
Statement of responsibility
Paola Peretti ; translated by Denise Muir ; illustrated by Carolina Rabei
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Nine-year-old Mafalda knows that at some point in the next six months her sight will fail completely, and so with the help of her friends and family she sets about preparing herself for the life now ahead of her. Peretti's debut novel, inspired by her own life story.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Peretti, Paola
Dewey number
853.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Muir, Denise
  • Rabei, Carolina
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Blind children
Summary expansion
'A simply told, bitter-sweet story, with a powerful poetic message' - Jacqueline Wilson A novel for all ages about a young girl losing her sight, inspired by the author's own life story. For fans of Wonder, The Little Prince and The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly. Mafalda is a nine-year-old girl who knows one thing: some time in the next six months her sight will fail completely. Can Mafalda find a way through a seemingly dark future and still go to school, play football and look after her beloved cat? With the help of her family, and her friends, Mafalda needs to discover the things that will be important to her when her sight has failed. A moving, empowering tale of courage and determination that will inspire young and old
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The distance between me and the cherry tree, Paola Peretti ; translated by Denise Muir ; illustrated by Carolina Rabei
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the Italian
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0036233614
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9781471407550
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
The distance between me and the cherry tree, Paola Peretti ; translated by Denise Muir ; illustrated by Carolina Rabei
Publication
Note
Translated from the Italian
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0036233614
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9781471407550
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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