The Hideaway

by Smy, Pam
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Smy, Pam The Hideaway
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The book is written in two alternating narratives, both different aspects of the same story. One thread tells of Billy's experience of hiding away in the graveyard, his mixed-up feelings and emotions, and the supernatural events he eventually witnesses. The other tells of his mother's situation at home and the police search for Billy. Covering themes of family, childhood, separation and reunion, domestic violence and doing the right thing, this is an important and beautiful book for middle grade readers right up to adults.

Contributors

Author:
Smy, Pam

Further information

Illustrations Note:
illustrated throughout with tonal and textured black and white drawings
Biography Artist:

Pam Smy studied Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, where she now lectures part-time. Pam has illustrated books by Conan Doyle (The Hound of the Baskervilles), Julia Donaldson (Follow the Swallow) and Kathy Henderson (Hush, Baby, Hush!), among others. She lives in Cambridge. Her first novel, Thornhill was a critical and commercial success, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the UKLA Book Awards, and the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2018 and winning the 2018 British Book Design & Production Award for Graphic Novels.

Review:

'The new book by the amazingly gifted Pam Smy ... What an exquisite and beguiling interweaving of word and image'

Anthony McGowan
Language:
English
Interest Age:
12+
Number of Pages:
248
Summary:

The wonderful long-awaited second novel from Pam Smy, the celebrated author and illustrator of Thornhill.

Covering themes of families, childhood, domestic violence, being separated and reunited, this is an important and beautifully illustrated book for middle grade readers right up to adults.

Media Type:
Hardcover
Publisher:
Pavilion Books Group Ltd.

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
October 5, 2021
Package Dimensions:
0.213 x 0.172 x 0.026 m; 0.699 kg
GTIN:
09781843654797
DUIN:
1TPFN8EOQO2
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