The Song of Lewis Carmichael

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Authors
Marc McBride, Sofie Laguna
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
31 August, 2021
ISBN
9781760878573

The Song of Lewis Carmichael

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Synopsis

A beautiful, illustrated adventure story with a classic feel, about a quiet boy and a talking crow on an extraordinary hot-air balloon ride to the Arctic. Matthew has dreamed and read and thought about the North Pole for as long as he can remember. And he has done it secretly. It is a place that cannot be tarnished by the world in which he lives - a world in which he struggles to find answers and make friends, while everything seems to come easily to other children. But one day, a crow called Lewis Carmichael lands at Matthew's window - a crow who believes in Matthew in the most simple and ordinary ways. Soon, the unexpected voyage of a lifetime begins, and it will change everything… An unforgettable adventure story from award-winning children's book author Sofie Laguna, with enchanting illustrations by Marc McBride.

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Fascinating and Enthralling: Chapter Sampler of The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna

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3 September 2021

Fascinating and Enthralling: Chapter Sampler of The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna

An Unforgettable Adventure: Read Our Review of The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna

Review | Our Review

31 August 2021

An Unforgettable Adventure: Read Our Review of The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna

Marc McBride
About the author

Marc McBride

MARC McBRIDE is the illustrator of Emily Rodda's New York Times bestselling Deltora Quest series, which has sold over 18 million copies worldwide and has become an anime TV show. He has illustrated more than 200 book covers and 10 picture books, including writing and illustrating World of Monsters. Marc has exhibited with the New York Society of Illustrators, been shortlisted for the CBCA Awards and Aurealis Awards, and has won the Aurealis Awards twice.

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Sofie Laguna
About the author

Sofie Laguna

Sofie Laguna originally studied to be a lawyer, but after deciding law was not for her, she trained as an actor. Sofie is now an author, actor and playwright. Her books for young people have been named Honour Books and Notable Books in the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and have been shortlisted in the Queensland Premier's Awards. She has been published in the US and the UK and in translation in Europe and Asia. Sofie's first novel for adults, One Foot Wrong, was also published throughout Europe, the United States and the United Kingdom. Sofie has written the screenplay for the film of One Foot Wrong, scheduled for pre-production in 2014.

Books by Sofie Laguna

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