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Wonder: The Complete Collection

Wonder: The Complete Collection

Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds - Guardian Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant - Observer Jodi Picoult for beginners - Irish Times Wonder was first published in 2012. Since then it has become a critically acclaimed, multi-million global bes... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241368381
Barcode 9780241368381
Published 3 September 2018 by Penguin
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
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ISBN-13 9780241368381
ISBN-10 0241368383
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 3 September 2018
International Publication Date 6 September 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
Category Personal Awareness & Social Issues
School Stories
Number of Pages 704
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 222mm
Spine: 57mm
Weight 895g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Children with disabilities - Juvenile fiction, Children's stories, American
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 938391

Description of this Book

Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds - Guardian Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant - Observer Jodi Picoult for beginners - Irish Times Wonder was first published in 2012. Since then it has become a critically acclaimed, multi-million global bestseller, and been transformed into a major motion picture starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. Its simple message of asking children and adults to #ChooseKind has sparked a global movement, and its status as a modern classic is assured. This beautiful special edition contains the original text of Wonder, and also its companion novel, Auggie & Me, which follows the stories of Julian, Charlotte and Christopher, and their relationships with the unforgettable Auggie Pullman.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds * Guardian * Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant * Observer * It wreaks emotional havoc * Independent * Everybody should [read it] * Financial Times * Jodi Picoult for beginners * Irish Times * It will delight children and adults * Telegraph * So authentic you'll swear a kid wrote the book * Glamour * Funny, touching, honest, and uplifting - though there's plenty of opportunity for tears, too * Daily Mail * Rich and memorable * New York Times * Tremendously uplifting and a novel of all-too-rare power . . . an unforgettable, deeply moving character * Sunday Express * [A] beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation * The Wall Street Journal * [A] glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness * The Huffington Post * D[estined to go the way of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and then some . . . It is dark, funny, touching * The Times * An amazing book . . . I cried my eyes out * Tom Fletcher * What a gem of a story . . . This book made me laugh, made me angry, made me cry * Malorie Blackman * Thoughtful but never preach * Sophie Kinsella * Wonder is essentially . . . a wonder. [It] touches the heart in the most life-affirming, unexpected ways * Nicholas Sparks * Every page is honest, brave and delightful * Laura Dockrill * A powerful read * Stylist * A funny, emotional, brilliantly observed story * Bella Magazine * It's one of those rare books with almost universal appeal: it will make you laugh, cry and break your heart * The Bookseller *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

R. J. Palacio was born and raised in New York City. She attended the High School of Art and Design and the Parsons School of Design, where she majored in illustration. She was a graphic designer and an art director for many years before writing her critically acclaimed debut novel, Wonder, which has been on the New York Times bestseller list since March 2012, and sold over 12 million copies worldwide. In addition to Wonder, R. J. has written Auggie & Me- Three Wonder Stories, 365 Days of Wonder and a picture book, We're All Wonders. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, two sons and two dogs (Bear and Beau). Learn more about her at www.wonderthebook.com or on Twitter at @RJPalacio.

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