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No. of pages 277

Great for age 8-13 years


This book has been graded for interest at 9-12 years.

There are 277 pages in this book. This book was published 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers .

Eric Fan is an artist and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. Born in Hawaii and raised in Toronto, he attended the Ontario College of Art and Design, where he studied illustration, sculpture, and film. He has a passion for vintage bikes, clockwork contraptions, and impossible dreams. The Night Gardener is his first children's book. See more of his work at Society6. com/opifan64 and on Facebook (Eric Fan Illustration). Katherine Rundell was born in 1987 and grew up in Africa and Europe. In 2008 she was elected a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Her first book, The Girl Savage, was born of her love of Zimbabwe and her own childhood there; her second, Rooftoppers, was inspired by summers working in Paris and by night-time trespassing on the rooftops of Oxford colleges. She is currently working on her doctorate alongisde an adult novel.

This book has been nominated for the following awards:

Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books For Children and Teens
This book was recognised in the Ages 7-10 Years category by the Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens.

Nevada Young Readers' Award
This book was recognised in the Young Readers category by the Nevada Young Readers' Award.

Great Stone Face Book Award
This book was recognised by the Great Stone Face Book Award.

Eb White Read Aloud Award
This book was recognised in the Middle Readers category by the Eb White Read Aloud Award. The E.B. White Read Aloud Award was established in 2004 by The Association of Booksellers for Children (ABC) to honor books that its membership felt embodied the universal read aloud standards that were created by the work of the beloved author E.B. White.In 2006 the award was expanded into two categories: The E. B. White Read Aloud Award for Picture Books, and The E. B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers. Titles are nominated for the award by ABC booksellers, and then the final decision is made by a committee of booksellers that meets annually in February.

Guardian Fiction Award
This book was recognised by the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize Award. This award was founded in 1967 and winners are selected by fellow writers. It is awarded annually to fiction written for children aged eight and above.

Carnegie Medal
This book was recognised by the Carnegie Award. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded by childrens librarians for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people.

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