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The Unadoptables: Five fantastic children on the adventure of a lifetime

The Unadoptables: Five fantastic children on the adventure of a lifetime (Paperback)

By Tooke, Hana
Illustrated by Rubio, Ayesha L.

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    13 Apr 21

Five amazing children . . . one most un-ordinary adventure. A compelling, gorgeously-written story about the power of friendship and the true meaning of family . . . perfection! Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike A high-speed, witty, absurd and joyful adventure. Kath...erine Rundell, author of Rooftoppers and The Good Thieves In all the years that Elinora Gassbeek has been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once have the Rules for Baby Abandonment been broken. Until the autumn of 1886, when five babies are left in outrageous circumstances: one in a tin toolbox, one in a coal bucket, one in a picnic hamper, one in a wheat sack, and finally, one in a coffin-shaped basket. Those babies were Lotta, Egg, Fenna, Sem and Milou. And although Gassbeek might think they're 'unadoptable', they know their individuality is what makes them so special - and so determined to stay together. Then a most sinister gentleman appears and threatens to tear them apart. The gang decide to make a daring escape, fleeing the frozen canals of Amsterdam for an adventure packed with puppets and pirate ships, clock-makers and cruel villains - and with only a scrap of a clue to guide them to their mysterious new home . . . A corker of a story. Emma Carroll, author of Letters to the Lighthouse A book to absolutely fall in love with. Cerrie Burnell, author of The Girl with the Shark's Teeth
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ISBN 9780241417447
Released AU 13 Apr 2021
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780241417447
Stock Release date is 13 April 2021
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Released 13 Apr 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Tooke, Hana
Illustrated by Rubio, Ayesha L.
Category Adventure Stories
Crime & Mystery
Parents' Divorce & Separation, Family Break-Up
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Amsterdam Netherlands - Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile