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My sister lives on the mantelpiece

by Annabel Pitcher

  • 218 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Orion Children"s in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young adult fiction,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Family life,
  • Emotions,
  • Fiction,
  • Grief,
  • Loss (Psychology),
  • Death,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Sisters,
  • Terrorism,
  • Life change events

  • About the Edition

    My sister lives on the mantelpiece. Well, some of her does. Everyone kept saying it would get better with time, but thats just one of those lies that grown ups tell. Five years on, it.s worse than ever: Dad drinks, Mums gone and Jamies left with questions that he must answer for himself.

    Edition Notes

    Branford Boase Award, 2012

    StatementAnnabel Pitcher
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6116.I83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 pages ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26496475M
    ISBN 101444001833
    ISBN 109781444001839
    OCLC/WorldCa707686325

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    My sister Rose lives on the mantelpiece. Well, some of her does. A collarbone, two ribs, a bit of skull, and a little toe. To year-old Jamie, his family has fallen apart because of the loss of someone he barely remembers: his sister Rose, who died five years ago in a terrorist bombing. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece is suitable for children aged 9+. It has powerful themes and isn’t a lighthearted read, but it’s a beautifully written story and one in which I would definitely recommend. If you enjoy my book reviews, you may like to see what other books I’ve recommended.

    My sister Rose lives on the mantelpiece. Well, some of her does. A collarbone, two ribs, a bit of skull, and a little toe. To ten-year-old Jamie, his family has fallen apart because of the loss of someone he barely remembers: his sister Rose, who died five years ago in a terrorist bombing. To his father, life is impossible to make sense of when he lives in a world that could so cruelly take. The novel My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece will make you laugh and cry – Jamie is one of the most credible child narrators I have ever encountered and you feel drawn right into his world. The book deals with some very heavy themes successfully in a way that is both light-hearted and touching.


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Mum and Dad had a big argument when the police found ten bits of her body. My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece, Annabel Pitcher Five years ago, Jamie's sister, Rose, was blown up by a terrorist bomb.

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Well, some of her does. My Sister Lives On The Mantlepiece is set five years after the 9/11 bombings and is told in the perspective of ten year old Jamie, whose sister sadly died in one of the London attacks. After the death of his sister, Rose, Jamie's whole family has fallen apart/5().

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Background. Pitcher was born in a village in West Yorkshire. She studied English Literature at Oxford first novel, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece, deals with the tragedy of a family torn apart by a terrorist attack.

It almost instantly became a bestseller and has been translated into over twenty languages. It was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award.

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