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World Book Day Author Event: Karen McCombie – 5th March 2020

13th February 2020

Dear Parents,

In association with Egmont and AuthorsAloud, we are pleased to let you know that your daughter will be attending an author talk with Karen McCombie on Thursday 5th March at Wychwood. Books by Karen McCombie will be available to purchase after the event with an opportunity for them to be signed. Please find below more details about which books will be available on the day and their prices. Should you choose to allocate money for your child to purchase the book on the day, please put the money into an envelope and label as shown:






We hope your daughter enjoys this memorable event.

Yours sincerely,

Danni Jervis
Blackwell’s Bookshop, Westgate, Oxford


Little Bird Flies: £5

Bridie lives on the remote Scottish island of Tornish, the youngest of three sisters. Although she loves her island, with its wild seas and big skies, she guiltily nurses a secret dream of flight – to America and the freedom of the New World.

But her family are struggling under the spiteful oppression of the new Laird, and it seems that even some of the Laird’s own household are desperate to leave. When the Laird’s full cruelty becomes apparent, there’s no more time for daydreams as Bridie needs to help the people she loves escape to safety.

Little Bird Flies
Little Bird Lands: £5

Little Bird has landed in America, far from her home in Scotland and far from the danger that stalked her family. But the new world holds new perils, and soon she’s on the run again. From the teeming streets of New York to the prairies of the west, Little Bird holds tight to secrets and dreams of freedom. Then, on her journey, she comes face-to-face with an unwelcome ghost from the past…

Little Bird Lands
Lost Diary of Sami Star: £4

Being at home is hard for Hannah. With Mum, Dad and Vix always fighting they’ve got no time for her or her worries, she might as well be invisible. But when she finds an abandoned diary in the park containing snippets and photographs of the colourful life of the mysterious Sami Star, Hannah hopes she’s found the real friend she always needed. Little does Hannah know Sami needs her too.

Lost Diary Of Sami Star