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THE VALLEY OF SECRETS

by Charmian Hussey

Illustrated by Christopher Crump

Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st thus. 2004

Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. A unique tale beautifully decorated with Crump's highly detailed pen and ink drawings which sweeps from London to Cornwall, to the Amazonian rainforest on a journey which is unforgettable. Originally published in 2003 by Saint Piran Press and launched at Cornwall's exciting Eden Project. Blue boards, white title to spine. Pictorial endpapers.

Minimal bumping to spine. Wrapper is just a little bit edge rubbed and marked.

ISBN: 0340893494
Stock no. 1202875

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Contents

  • Abandoned as a baby, Stephen had nearly given up hope of ever finding his family. This epic adventure of imagination - a life-time's work from a brilliantly talented narrative voice - follows his change in fortunes as he receives an unexpected letter from a strange source and sets off on an unforgettable journey. From a drab room in London, where the rain confirms the greyness of his life, Stephen travels to a Cornish Valley; remote, exquisitely beautiful and heavy with secrets.

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