A Remarkable Ear

Paperback

Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage.


Everyone's always telling Will to stop making so much noise. That is, until he meets music teacher Mr Brand. He thinks Will's not just noisy but that he has a gift and must learn to play the violin. But Will doesn't feel special . He can never find peace to practice at home and carrying a violin around school is too embarrassing. There's also the small matter of his stage fright … Can he really become the star Mr Brand believes in? Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-944-9

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-10-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

80 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Anne Fine, Illustrated by Roxana de Rond

An acclaimed and award-winning author of books for both adults and children, Anne Fine was the second Waterstones Children’s Laureate holding the post from 2001 to 2003. Fine began writing in the 1970’s and since then has written more than seventy books for children of all ages as well as novels for adults. Amongst her best-known works are Goggle-Eyes, which won both the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the coveted Carnegie Medal, Flour Babies, which also won the Carnegie, Madame Doubtfire, later adapted into the hit children’s film Mrs Doubtfire, and Bill’s New Frock. In 2003 Anne Fine was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE.

Product Description

Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage.


Everyone's always telling Will to stop making so much noise. That is, until he meets music teacher Mr Brand. He thinks Will's not just noisy but that he has a gift and must learn to play the violin. But Will doesn't feel special . He can never find peace to practice at home and carrying a violin around school is too embarrassing. There's also the small matter of his stage fright … Can he really become the star Mr Brand believes in? Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

ISBN

978-1-78112-944-9

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-10-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

80 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage.


Everyone's always telling Will to stop making so much noise. That is, until he meets music teacher Mr Brand. He thinks Will's not just noisy but that he has a gift and must learn to play the violin. But Will doesn't feel special . He can never find peace to practice at home and carrying a violin around school is too embarrassing. There's also the small matter of his stage fright … Can he really become the star Mr Brand believes in? Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Anne Fine, Illustrated by Roxana de Rond

An acclaimed and award-winning author of books for both adults and children, Anne Fine was the second Waterstones Children’s Laureate holding the post from 2001 to 2003. Fine began writing in the 1970’s and since then has written more than seventy books for children of all ages as well as novels for adults. Amongst her best-known works are Goggle-Eyes, which won both the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the coveted Carnegie Medal, Flour Babies, which also won the Carnegie, Madame Doubtfire, later adapted into the hit children’s film Mrs Doubtfire, and Bill’s New Frock. In 2003 Anne Fine was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE.