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The Light Jar

Written by Lisa Thompson

Key Stage 3 Adventure Stories

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Shortlisted for the Children's Book Awards 2019, Books for Older Readers Category

The brand new read-in-one-sitting mystery from the bestselling author of The Goldfish Boy, 2017's breakout children's book hit.

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The Light Jar Synopsis

Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in all around him. But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places - a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a treasure hunt and the reappearance of an old friend from his past. Will Nate find the bravery needed to face the troubles of his present and ultimately illuminate the future?

Book Information

ISBN: 9781407171289
Publication date: 4th January 2018
Author: Lisa Thompson
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3
Topics: Adventure Stories

About Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson is a children’s novelist and the author of the best-selling The Goldfish Boy and The Light Jar. The Goldfish Boy was a Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal, the Branford Boase Award and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. She lives in Suffolk with her family  

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