Faraway Things

byDAVE EGGERSIllustratorKelly Murphy

June 8, 2021|
Faraway Things by DAVE EGGERS
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From a bestselling author comes an evocative, classic-feeling adventure tale about a boy and his sword, and how giving away something precious leads to an even more important discovery.

Lucian''s father called them faraway things, those mysterious objects orphaned upon the windswept shore, their stories long lost in the shroud of ocean fog. Lucian''s discovery on the beach this particular day, though, is no ordinary faraway thing. It''s a cutlass: strong, shiny, and powerful. As its history comes to light, Lucian faces a choice: cling to the sword he loves or accept a gift that shines farther, wider, and deeper than he could have ever dreamed.

Stunningly illustrated with evocative art by Kelly Murphy and written by award-winning and bestselling writer Dave Eggers, here is a profound and resonant tale about the reward of letting go.
Dave Eggers is the award-winning and bestselling author of many books, including the National Book Award finalist A Hologram for the King, as well as books for younger readers including Abner & Ian Get Right-Side Up, What Can a Citizen Do?, Her Right Foot, Tomorrow Most Likely, and The Lifters. He is the founder of the independent ...
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Title:Faraway Things
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:40 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.33 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.33 in
Published:June 8, 2021
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:4
ISBN - 13:9780316492195

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