Amelia Dee and the Peacock Lamp by Odo Hirsch

Amelia Dee and the Peacock Lamp

Odo Hirsch
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  • ISBN
    9781741753011 / 1741753015
  • Title Amelia Dee and the Peacock Lamp
  • Author Odo Hirsch
  • Category General Fiction (children's/ya)
  • Format
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 240
  • Publisher
    Allen & Unwin
  • Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • Edition
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 130mm x 195mm x 18mm


Amelia Dee lives in a house on Marburg Street, with a rare Peacock Lamp outside her bedroom door.

Publisher Description

A funny, touching, thought-provoking novel, peopled with memorable characters and pulsing with ideas, from the inimitable author of Antonio S and the Mystery of Theodore Guzman and Hazel Green.

...a thoughtful novel which will be well received in both retail and library environments...the strength and earnestness of the characters make this a delightful read that would make an ideal book club choice.' - Bookseller & Publisher, Sept 2007

Commended for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Young Readers 2008.

Author Biography

Odo Hirsch was born in Australia where he studied medicine and worked as a doctor. He is now based in London. His books for children are favourites with young and old and have been translated into several languages.

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