Wormwood Mire (Stella Montgomery, #2)
The highly anticipated sequel to 2014's runaway bestseller WITHERING-BY-SEA Stella Montgomery's story continues in WORMWOOD MIRE ... Ages 9+
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||24 October 2016 by ABC Books
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||By Rossell, Judith
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THE MUCH-AWAITED SEQUEL TO THE RUNAWAY BESTSELLER WITHERING-BY-SEA'you won't be disappointed. Wormwood Mire is another page-turner.' -- Kids' Book Review When Stella Montgomery returned to the Hotel Majestic cold and wet but exhilarated by adventure, the Aunts were furious.Now they are sending Stella away to the old family home at Wormwood Mire, where she must live with two strange cousins and their governess.But within the overgrown grounds of the mouldering house, dark secrets slither and skulk, and soon Stella must be brave once more if she's to find out who -- or what -- she really is ...From bestselling writer-illustrator Judith Rossell comes the thrilling and magical sequel to her multi-award-winning novel, Withering-by-Sea. SERIES AWARDS Withering-by-Sea (Book 1)Winner -- 2015 Indie Awards, Book of the Year: Children's & YAWinner -- 2015 Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year: Older ChildrenWinner -- 2015 Davitt AwardsHonour Book -- 2015 Children's Book Council of Australia AwardsShortlisted -- 2015 Prime Minister's Literary AwardsShortlisted -- 2014 Aurealis AwardsShortlisted -- 2017 Australian Book Design AwardsWormwood Mire (Book 2)Winner -- 2017 Davitt AwardsShortlisted -- 2017 Indie Awards, Book of the Year: Children's & YAShortlisted -- 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year: Older ChildrenShortlisted -- 2017 ABA Booksellers' Choice AwardShortlisted -- 2017 Australian Book Design AwardsNotable Book -- 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards
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Judith Rossell is the multi-award-winning author-illustrator of the bestselling Stella Montgomery series (Withering-by-Sea, Wormwood Mire, Wakestone Hall andA Garden of Lilies: Improving Tales for Young Minds). Before beginning her career in children's books, Judith worked as a government scientist (not a mad scientist, a normal kind of scientist) and also for a cotton-spinning company (that made threads for T-shirts and denim jeans and mops and teabag strings). Judith has written thirteen books and illustrated more than eighty. Her work has been published in the US and UK, and translated into more than twenty languages. Judith lives in Melbourne, Australia with a cat the size of a walrus.www.judithrossell.com