Otters' Moon

Paperback

The brand new novel from the critically-acclaimed author of Snow Foal. A beautiful and heart-wrenching middle grade debut for kids aged 9 to 12, set in the beautiful wilds of a remote Scottish island. Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Sarah Lean, Tarka the Otter and Gill Lewis.

Luke hates his life. His dad is busy with a shiny replacement family and his mum has insisted they spend their holiday on a remote Scottish island.

Then Luke meets Meg, who lives with her grandfather in a boarded-up boat house on the beach. And when together they rescue an otter pup that they name Willow, a chink of light appears in Luke’s dark and lonely days.

But danger lurks behind the beauty of Puffin Bay – and soon Luke must depend upon Willow for his very survival …

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-4052-9496-6

Publication Date

29-10-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

272 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Author

Susanna Bailey

Susanna Bailey divides her time between writing and lecturing in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.Susanna wrote Snow Foal during her time at the same university where she drew much inspiration from her tutor, award-winning author David Almond. She went on to be awarded an MA in Writing for Young People.Snow Foal was shortlisted for the Joan Aitken Future Classics Prize, given an honorary mention in the United Agents/Bath Spa University Prize for the same year and longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Prize.Her second book, Otter’s Moon won the Gold Made For Mums 2021 award. Raven Winter is her latest novel, publishing in late 2021.

Product Description

The brand new novel from the critically-acclaimed author of Snow Foal. A beautiful and heart-wrenching middle grade debut for kids aged 9 to 12, set in the beautiful wilds of a remote Scottish island. Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Sarah Lean, Tarka the Otter and Gill Lewis.

Luke hates his life. His dad is busy with a shiny replacement family and his mum has insisted they spend their holiday on a remote Scottish island.

Then Luke meets Meg, who lives with her grandfather in a boarded-up boat house on the beach. And when together they rescue an otter pup that they name Willow, a chink of light appears in Luke’s dark and lonely days.

But danger lurks behind the beauty of Puffin Bay – and soon Luke must depend upon Willow for his very survival …

ISBN

978-1-4052-9496-6

Publication Date

29-10-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

272 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Product Description

The brand new novel from the critically-acclaimed author of Snow Foal. A beautiful and heart-wrenching middle grade debut for kids aged 9 to 12, set in the beautiful wilds of a remote Scottish island. Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Sarah Lean, Tarka the Otter and Gill Lewis.

Luke hates his life. His dad is busy with a shiny replacement family and his mum has insisted they spend their holiday on a remote Scottish island.

Then Luke meets Meg, who lives with her grandfather in a boarded-up boat house on the beach. And when together they rescue an otter pup that they name Willow, a chink of light appears in Luke’s dark and lonely days.

But danger lurks behind the beauty of Puffin Bay – and soon Luke must depend upon Willow for his very survival …

Author

Susanna Bailey

Susanna Bailey divides her time between writing and lecturing in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.Susanna wrote Snow Foal during her time at the same university where she drew much inspiration from her tutor, award-winning author David Almond. She went on to be awarded an MA in Writing for Young People.Snow Foal was shortlisted for the Joan Aitken Future Classics Prize, given an honorary mention in the United Agents/Bath Spa University Prize for the same year and longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Prize.Her second book, Otter’s Moon won the Gold Made For Mums 2021 award. Raven Winter is her latest novel, publishing in late 2021.