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Pie in the Sky

Pie in the Sky

El Deafo meets Inside Out and Back Again in this funny, emotional illustrated middle-grade debut about immigrating to Australia, being upstaged by an annoying little brother, baking cakes and overcoming loss. When Jingwen moves to Australia, he feels like he's landed on Mars. Mak... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781760651626
Barcode 9781760651626
Published 1 June 2019 by Walker Books Australia
Format Paperback
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Author(s) Illustrated by Lai, Remy
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781760651626
ISBN-10 1760651621
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 June 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Lai, Remy
Category Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 143mm
Height: 205mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 560g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 976760

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The light-hearted and heart-warming approach never diminishes the seriousness of the dilemmas faced by Jingwen's family. Pie in the Sky is a wonderfully timely book about understanding, tolerance and kindness. * CBCA: Reading Time * This book includes many things that animate my reading palate not least of which are the multiple cake varieties and le Petite Prince (The Little Prince) references. It is a story that examines brotherly love and broken hearts layer by layer then slathers it all with scrumptious messy globs of butter cream; the kind that glues dreams altogether. Sink your teeth into it as soon as you can. * Dims Write Stuff * Looking at immigration, family and grief, this is an exceptionally sweet book, featuring exceptional sweets. Highly recommended for ages 9+. * Readings *

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Author's Bio

Remy Lai studied fine arts, with a major in painting and drawing. She was born in Indonesia, grew up in Singapore, and currently lives in Brisbane, Australia where she writes and draws stories for kids, with her two dogs by her side. Pie in the Sky is her debut middle-grade novel.

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