Little House

Paperback

The importance and meaning of home is explored in this thought-provoking new novella from Carnegie Medal winning author Katya Balen.

Juno’s furious about being sent to stay with her grandfather for the summer. She’ll miss all the fun she and her friends had planned for the holidays. She’ll also miss her mum, but it’s her mum’s fault for leaving anyway.

Then Juno discovers a long-forgotten little family in her grandfather’s attic. As she works to carefully craft a new home for them, can she learn to forgive her mum and understand her reasons for going away?

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-255-8

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

14-03-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

88 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Author

Katya Balen, Illustrated by Richard Johnson

Katya Balen is a rising star in children’s publishing in the UK. Her first book, The Space We’re In, was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, while October, October, described by The Times as “a future wild classic”, won the 2022 Carnegie Medal.

Product Description

The importance and meaning of home is explored in this thought-provoking new novella from Carnegie Medal winning author Katya Balen.

Juno’s furious about being sent to stay with her grandfather for the summer. She’ll miss all the fun she and her friends had planned for the holidays. She’ll also miss her mum, but it’s her mum’s fault for leaving anyway.

Then Juno discovers a long-forgotten little family in her grandfather’s attic. As she works to carefully craft a new home for them, can she learn to forgive her mum and understand her reasons for going away?

ISBN

978-1-80090-255-8

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

14-03-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

88 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Product Description

The importance and meaning of home is explored in this thought-provoking new novella from Carnegie Medal winning author Katya Balen.

Juno’s furious about being sent to stay with her grandfather for the summer. She’ll miss all the fun she and her friends had planned for the holidays. She’ll also miss her mum, but it’s her mum’s fault for leaving anyway.

Then Juno discovers a long-forgotten little family in her grandfather’s attic. As she works to carefully craft a new home for them, can she learn to forgive her mum and understand her reasons for going away?

Author

Katya Balen, Illustrated by Richard Johnson

Katya Balen is a rising star in children’s publishing in the UK. Her first book, The Space We’re In, was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, while October, October, described by The Times as “a future wild classic”, won the 2022 Carnegie Medal.