Now available in a gorgeous new package, this exquisite novel explores the bond between daughters and mothers, forgiveness, and the healing power of words.
All the time Mum was away,
Eleven long years,
I saved up my hopes
Like little pennies in a jar.
Apple's mother disappeared years ago, leaving Apple with her nana and a lot of unanswered questions. But when she unexpectedly explodes back into Apple's life like a comet, homecoming is bittersweet. It's only when Apple meets someone more lost than she is that she begins to see things as they really are.
This beautiful novel from multi-award-winning author Sarah Crossan explores family, friendship and reconciliation. It is a story about how messy, complicated and surprising love can be.
Sarah Crossan has lived in Dublin, London and New York, and now lives in Hertfordshire. She graduated with a degree in philosophy and literature before training as an English and drama teacher at the University of Cambridge. Sarah Crossan won the 2016 CILIP Medal, the YA Book Prize, the CBI Book of the Year Award and many other prizes for her novel One. Sarah is the current Laureate na nOg. sarahcrossan.com @SarahCrossan