The Broken Bridge

The Broken Bridge

by PhilipPullman (Author)

Synopsis

Sixteen-year-old Ginny's life is secure. Her mother is dead, but she's inherited her outstanding artistic talent, and she loves her life with her father in a seaside village in Wales. But the day a social worker arrives and old files are re-opened, Ginny's world cracks apart. Everything her father has told her about her family is a lie. And Ginny must uncover the hidden secrets of the past on a journey that will ultimately lead her to the mother she's never known . . .

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Edition: Norbook
Publisher: Children's Books
Published: 01 Apr 2005

ISBN 10: 0330397974
ISBN 13: 9780330397971
Children’s book age: 12+ Years
Book Overview: Philip Pullman has been awarded the Carnegie Medal (1996), the Guardian's Children's Fiction Award and the British Book Award, as well as the 1996 Smarties Gold Award.

Author Bio
Philip Pullman is one of the most famous children's writers in the world today. He is the acclaimed author of novels, short stories and plays for readers of all ages. He has received many accolades and awards for his books for children. The first volume of the His Dark Materials Trilogy, NORTHERN LIGHTS, won the 1996 Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the British Book Award. The final part of the Trilogy THE AMBER SPYGLASS won both the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year and the main Whitbread Book of the Year awards in 2001. THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHTER won the 1996 Smarties Gold Award. CLOCKWORK was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year 1997, and for the Carnegie Medal. He lives in Oxford.