Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay audiobook

Permanent Rose

By Hilary McKay
Read by Sophie Aldred

Listening Library 9780340882429

The Casson Family Series: Book 3

4.47 Hours 1
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Feisty Rose takes center stage as the highly original Casson family faces a long, hot summer. As usual, things are a bit chaotic. Eldest daughter Caddy is now engaged to darling Michael, and she’s not altogether sure she likes it. Saffy and Sarah are on a mission to find Saffy’s biological father (while cultivating hearts of stone). Indigo is cautiously beginning a friendship with a reformed bully, who desperately wants to feel like part of the Casson family. Rose, while missing Tom (who none of them have heard from) dreadfully, enters into a life of petty crime, shoplifting small items until her misadventures nearly bring disaster. Through it all, Rose’s single-minded determination to find Tom remains as fierce as it is hopeless. Or is it? Hilary McKay has painted the fond mayhem of this delightful family with such humor, warmth, and authenticity that readers will fall in love with them all over again. Once you’ve visited the Casson household, you may never want to leave.

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Summary

Summary

Shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2005

Feisty Rose takes center stage as the highly original Casson family faces a long, hot summer. As usual, things are a bit chaotic. Eldest daughter Caddy is now engaged to darling Michael, and she’s not altogether sure she likes it. Saffy and Sarah are on a mission to find Saffy’s biological father (while cultivating hearts of stone). Indigo is cautiously beginning a friendship with a reformed bully, who desperately wants to feel like part of the Casson family. Rose, while missing Tom (who none of them have heard from) dreadfully, enters into a life of petty crime, shoplifting small items until her misadventures nearly bring disaster. Through it all, Rose’s single-minded determination to find Tom remains as fierce as it is hopeless. Or is it? Hilary McKay has painted the fond mayhem of this delightful family with such humor, warmth, and authenticity that readers will fall in love with them all over again. Once you’ve visited the Casson household, you may never want to leave.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This rollicking story is sure to keep this family’s old fans and capture new ones.” School Library Journal
“Entertaining and heartrending.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Wonderful.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Hilary McKay

Author Bio: Hilary McKay

Hilary McKay was born in Boston, Lincolnshire. Her first book, The Exiles, about an unusual family called the Conroys, was published in 1991 and went on to win the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. The sequel, The Exiles at Home, won the Smarties Prize, and a third volume, The Exiles in Love, was also acclaimed.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.47
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English