The Giant's Necklace

The Giant's Necklace

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Publisher's Synopsis

A tense and thrilling ghost story that revisits Cornwall's industrial past. Short-storytelling at its very best, from the UK's most beloved writer for children, the internationally acclaimed author of War Horse.

It all began with a necklace, made of glistening pink cowrie shells. A long, long necklace that had taken Cherry days - weeks - of careful, painstaking work. It was nearly complete, and Cherry was determined it would be the longest necklace she had ever made; that it would be fit for a giant! But the end of the holidays had arrived. "You've only got today, Cherry," said her mother. "Just today, that's all." Cherry didn't mind, a day would be enough - she only needed a few more shells. So, amidst the taunts of her older brothers, she set out to search for them. Then the clouds grew dark and the waves grew large, and as the storm blew in, Cherry realized, to her horror, that she was cut off from the shore. From then on, events began to take a decidedly dark turn. One from which there was no turning back...

Book information

ISBN: 9781529505184
Publisher: Walker Books
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 78
Weight: 80g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 5mm