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Catherine, Called Birdy

Author: Karen Cushman  

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Now an Amazon Prime movie, written and directed by Lena Dunham, the creator of Girls.

Set in 13th Century England, Karen Cushman's fun and poignant novel is about a fourteen-year-old girl's longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women.

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Now an Amazon Prime movie, written and directed by Lena Dunham, the creator of Girls.

Set in 13th Century England, Karen Cushman's fun and poignant novel is about a fourteen-year-old girl's longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women.

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Now an Amazon Prime movie, written and directed by Lean Dunham, the creator of Girls.Shaggy Beard wishes to take me to wife! What a monstrous joke. That dog assassin whose breath smells like the mouth of Hell, who makes wind like others make music, who is so ugly and old!Catherine's in trouble. Caught between a mother who is determined to turn her into the perfect medieval lady and a father who wants her to marry her off to much older and utterly repulsive suitor. Luckily, Catherine has a plan. She has experience outwitting suitors and is ready to take matters into her own hands.A fun and vibrant coming-of-age novel about a 14-year-old girl's fight for freedom and right to self-determination.

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About the Author

Karen Cushman was born in Chicago and now lives in Oakland, California. She has a long-standing interest in history (she was Assistant Director of the Museum Studies Department at John F. Kennedy University in San Francisco) -particularly in the lives of ordinary people who lived at other times. She won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 1995 for The Midwife's Apprentice.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Macmillan Children's Books
Published
4th December 2014
Pages
240
ISBN
9781447293996

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