I, Coriander by Sally Gardner audiobook

I, Coriander

By Sally Gardner
Read by Juliet Stevenson

Listening Library 9781842552902
7.47 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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It is night, and I have lit the first of seven candles to write my story by. My name is Coriander Hobie, and I have a great many things to tell–of silver shoes that tempted me and an alligator most rare; of London, the home of my childhood, and another, stranger land, one that I thought only existed in dreams; and of an ebony box whose treasure only now am I beginning to understand. The box was once my mother’s, but its secrets were meant for me. This being my story and a fairy tale besides, I will start once upon a time . . .

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Summary

Summary

It is night, and I have lit the first of seven candles to write my story by. My name is Coriander Hobie, and I have a great many things to tell–of silver shoes that tempted me and an alligator most rare; of London, the home of my childhood, and another, stranger land, one that I thought only existed in dreams; and of an ebony box whose treasure only now am I beginning to understand. The box was once my mother’s, but its secrets were meant for me. This being my story and a fairy tale besides, I will start once upon a time . . .

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A first-time British novelist coats England’s turbulent Commonwealth era with a layer of magic, in this stunning story.” Publishers Weekly
“An absorbing, picturesque tale.” School Library Journal (starred review)
“A page turner unlike any other.” Children’s Literature

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Author

Author Bio: Sally Gardner

Author Bio: Sally Gardner

Sally Gardner is an award-winning author whose novels have sold more than 1.5 million copies in the UK and have been translated into twenty-two languages. She is dyslexic and is an avid spokesperson for dyslexia. “I strongly believe that dyslexia is like a Rubik’s Cube,” she says. “It takes time to work out how to deal with it, but once you do, it can be the most wonderful gift.” She lives in London.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.47
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English