The Book of the Banshee

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Corgi, 2006 - Brothers and sisters - 201 pages
It’s war in the Flowers household. Will’s sister Estelle has turned overnight into a screaming, screeching banshee whose moods explode throughout the household. Mum and Dad have surrendered. Will decides to keep a record of his life on the front line.

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Fine has a unique gift for presenting serious topics in stories leavened with circumstances and dialogue made hilarious not so much because they're exaggerated as because they're all too believable ... Read full review

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A really funny really amazing book about family conflict which puts an amazing spin on learning to be a writer. I LOVED this book and have re-read it many times since I first read it two years ago. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Anne Fine is a two-time winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal and the author of many acclaimed books for children, including Flour Babies, The Tulip Touch, and the Robin Williams movie hit Mrs. Doubtfire.

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