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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Bagley Public Library Y MCC (Text) 33500013175161 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library Y MCC (Text) 33500013175179 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250225498
  • ISBN: 1250225493
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Ltd in 2017.
Includes afterword about the history of St. Kilda, list of the birds of St. Kilda, and glossary.
Summary, etc.:
In the summer of 1727, Quill and his friends are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food, and only the end of the world can explain why no boat returns to collect them.
Author Notes

Geraldine McCaughrean is the author of the Printz Award winner The White Darkness, the New York Times bestseller Peter Pan in Scarlet, and many other books for children and young adults. She is a two-time winner of the Carnegie Medal, once for Where the World Ends. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband John and the lingering shades of all those characters she has invented in her books. Her cottage is under year-round siege from wild birds demanding to be fed. The ducks even knock on the door.

Subject: Saint Kilda (Scotland) > History > 18th century > Juvenile fiction.
Saint Kilda (Scotland) > History > 18th century > Fiction.
Scotland > History > 18th century > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Hunting > Fiction.
Wildnerness survival > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Blessing and cursing > Fiction.
Scotland > Saint Kilda.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.

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