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Book Title: The Girl of Glass

Details: Author: Webb, Holly

Reading Age: 10 - 11

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN-13: 9781408327685

Number of pages: 256

Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.9 x 19.7 cm

Retail Price: €8.96

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Book Details

An enchanting tale of magic, friendship and adventure for readers aged 9 and up - from bestselling author, Holly Webb.

Mariana lives with her family on the Venetian island of Murano - famed for its artists who create masterpieces from glass. But when Mariana's little sister, Eliza, dies their father decides to use his glassmaking skill - and a dash of magic - to create a girl of glass in Eliza's image.

The remarkable glass doll, who sings, dances and talks, draws attention wherever she goes, and soon Mariana is famous for having the magical glass sister. But as the glass girl takes on more and more of Eliza's personality, Mariana begins to suspect that there is more than just magic at play. Could the girl of glass be her sister's ghost made real?

The Magical Venice books are all share the same beautiful setting, but can be read as standalone stories. The series includes: The Water Horse, The Mermaid's Sister, The Maskmasker's Daughter, and The Girl of Glass.

Discover more by Holly Webb with her Rose and Lily series - also filled with magical adventures.

Book Description

An enchanting tale of magic, friendship and adventure for readers aged 9 and up - from bestselling author, Holly Webb.

From the Back Cover

Mariana has grown up surrounded by the beauty and magic of glassmaking. But when her younger sister Eliza dies, and her father makes a girl of glass in Eliza's image, it is unlike anything she has ever seen. For this glass doll sings, dances, talks - and even shares Eliza's memories.

As the glass girl takes on more and more of Eliza's personality, Mariana begins to suspect that there is more than just magic at play. Could the girl of glass be her sister's ghost made real?

Discover the world of Magical Venice from the bestselling author, Holly Webb."

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