Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange audiobook

Our Castle by the Sea

By Lucy Strange
Read by Lucy Strange

Scholastic Audio Books, Scholastic Inc 9781338353853
6.07 Hours Unabridged
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In this haunting and compelling follow-up to the instant classic The Secret of Nightingale Wood. Lucy Strange takes a seafaring myth and grounds it in the stark reality of World War II. Growing up in a lighthouse, 11-year-old Pet's world has been one of storms, secret tunnels, and stories about sea monsters. But now the country is at war and the clifftops are a terrifying battleground. Pet will need to muster all her bravery to uncover why her family is being torn apart. This is the story of a girl who is afraid and unnoticed. A girl who freezes with fear at the enemy planes ripping through the skies overheard. A girl who is somehow destined to become part of the strange, ancient legend of the Daughters of Stone.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

In this haunting and compelling follow-up to the instant classic The Secret of Nightingale Wood. Lucy Strange takes a seafaring myth and grounds it in the stark reality of World War II.

Growing up in a lighthouse, 11-year-old Pet's world has been one of storms, secret tunnels, and stories about sea monsters. But now the country is at war and the clifftops are a terrifying battleground. Pet will need to muster all her bravery to uncover why her family is being torn apart.

This is the story of a girl who is afraid and unnoticed. A girl who freezes with fear at the enemy planes ripping through the skies overheard. A girl who is somehow destined to become part of the strange, ancient legend of the Daughters of Stone.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Author Lucy Strange narrates her second book, capturing the historical thriller’s gothic atmosphere. The story transports listeners to the southeast coast of England at the beginning of WWII. Strange imbues her words with impactful inflections and poignant pauses that take listeners into the heart of twelve-year-old Pet…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
“In this WWII thriller, Strange crafts an evocative portrait of wartime suspicion and intrigue…A standout historical novel with a memorable protagonist, strongly sketched setting, and a compelling, twisty plot.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“[A] tightly interwoven story with its haunting setting and memorable characters.” Booklist (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Lucy Strange

Author Bio: Lucy Strange

Lucy Strange, author of books of fiction for young adults, worked as an actor, singer, and storyteller before becoming a secondary school English teacher.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 6.07
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English