Iris And The Tiger by Leanne HallIris And The Tiger by Leanne Hall

Iris And The Tiger

byLeanne Hall

Paperback | December 23, 2016

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Readers will happily go along for the ride as Iris and Jordi combine method and adventure to solve these riddles. A quirky, cleareyed enchantment. More like this, please! (Mystery. 10-14)"-Kirkus"A surrealist mystery (what could be more intriguing than that?) and a fantastic journey through life, art and families. Wise, whimsical, delightfully original, and altogether charming."-Cassandra Golds"Reminiscent of Elizabeth Goudge's classic The Little White Horse, full of mystery and an enchanting sense of elsewhere."-Martine Murray"Will appeal to older primary and younger high-school readers who like magic and are, like Iris, bored by teen romances."-Books + PublishingTwelve-year-old Iris has been sent to Spain on a mission: to make sure her elderly and unusual aunt, Ursula, leaves her fortune?and her sprawling estate-to Iris's scheming parents.But from the moment Iris arrives at Bosque de Nubes, she realises something isn't quite right. There is an odd feeling around the house, where time moves slowly and Iris's eyes play tricks on her. While outside, in the wild and untamed forest, a mysterious animal moves through the shadows. Just what is Aunt Ursula hiding?But when Iris discovers a painting named Iris and the Tiger, she sets out to uncover the animal's real identity?putting her life in terrible danger. Leanne Hall weaves surprisingly complex ideas about friendship and growing up into a wonderfully accessible novel for younger readers.Leanne Hallis the author of two novels for young adults, the Text Prize?winningThis Is Shynessand its sequelQueen of the Night. This is her first middle-grade novel. "Readers will happily go along for the ride as Iris and Jordi combine method and adventure to solve these riddles. A quirky, cleareyed enchantment. More like this, please! (Mystery. 10-14)"-Kirkus"A surrealist mystery (what could be more intriguing than that?) and a fantastic journey through life, art and families. Wise, whimsical, delightfully original, and altogether charming."-Cassandra Golds"Reminiscent of Elizabeth Goudge's classic The Little White Horse, full of mystery and an enchanting sense of elsewhere."-Martine Murray"Will appeal to older primary and younger high-school readers who like magic and are, like Iris, bored by teen romances."-Books + PublishingTwelve-year-old Iris has been sent to Spain on a mission: to make sure her elderly and unusual aunt, Ursula, leaves her fortune?and her sprawling estate-to Iris's scheming parents.But from the moment Iris arrives at Bosque de Nubes, she realises something isn't quite right. There is an odd feeling around the house, where time moves slowly and Iris's eyes play tricks on her. While outside, in the wild and untamed forest, a mysterious animal moves through the shadows. Just what is Aunt Ursula hiding?But when Iris discovers a painting named Iris and the Tiger, she sets out to uncover the animal's real identity?putting her life in terrible danger. Leanne Hall weaves surprisingly complex ideas about friendship and growing up into a wonderfully accessible novel for younger readers.Leanne Hallis the author of two novels for young adults, the Text Prize?winningThis Is Shynessand its sequelQueen of the Night. This is her first middle-grade novel. "
Leanne Hall is an author of novels for young adults including the Text Prize-winning This Is Shyness and its sequel Queen of the Night. Iris and the Tiger is her first work for younger readers. Leanne has had shorter pieces published in Meanjin, Age, Best Australian Stories and the anthology Growing Up Asian In Australia.
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Title:Iris And The TigerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.95 × 5.29 × 0.71 inPublished:December 23, 2016Publisher:Text Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1925240797

ISBN - 13:9781925240795

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Full of imagination! This book was really fun to read. Filled with descriptions that transport you into a world of imagination and colourful creatures. Nice mystery with quirky characters.
Date published: 2017-10-24