On the Blue Comet

On the Blue Comet

By: Rosemary Wells (author), Bagram Ibatoulline (illustrator)Hardback

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One day in a house at the end of Lucifer Street, on the Mississippi River side of Cairo, Illinois, eleven-year-old Oscar Ogilvee's life is changed forever. The Crash of 1929 has rippled across the country, and Oscar's dad must sell their home - with all their cherished model trains - and head west in search of work. Forced to move in with his humourless Aunt Carmen and his teasing cousin Willa Sue, Oscar is lonely and miserable - until he meets a mysterious drifter and witnesses a crime so stunning it catapults Oscar on an incredible journey from coast to coast, from one decade to another.

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About Author

Rosemary Wells has written or illustrated more than sixty books for children and has received numerous awards. She is the creator of the beloved Max and Ruby stories; the co-author (of My Havana: Memories of a Cuban Boyhood, illustrated by Peter Ferguson; the author of Lincoln and His Boys, illustrated by P.J. Lynch; and the illustrator of My Very First Mother Goose.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781406330144
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781406330144
  • weight: 639
  • ISBN10: 1406330140

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