The Gift

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Puffin Books, 1982 - Juvenile Fiction - 173 pages
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The title and cover of this book are a little misleading because one instantly thinks that the book is going to be a heavily fantasy-based book, but once you get into it you discover it is more about ... Read full review

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I read this book at school in the early eighties. I had despaired of ever finding any details as of course I had forgotten the author and a google search of 'the gift' a novel or even amazon was ... Read full review



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Peter Dickinson was born and raised in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in 1927. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at King's College, Cambridge in 1951. He served in the British Army, and was also an assistant editor and reviewer for Punch Magazine for seventeen years. His first book was The Weathermonger. Dickinson has written several novels for adults, a television series for juveniles and many books for young people. In 1982 he was placed on the International Board of Books for Young People Honor List for Tulka, and The Iron Lion was selected one of New York Times Notable Books. In 1989 he won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Eva.

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