The Kite Rider

Paperback | November 4, 2007

byGeraldine McCaughrean

not yet rated|write a review
Haoyou knows that his father's spirit lives among the clouds above Ancient China. He also knows that to save his mother from being forced into a new marriage he must now follow in his father's footsteps and take to the skies, riding a kite through the clouds and the spirits of the dead.Then the Jade Circus offers him a chance to escape his enemies and travel throughout the empire, and maybe even perform before Kublai Khan himself. But is going with the circus really the best option? It could be that the circus master is leading him into even greater danger.This outstanding story is like nothing else you've ever read - packed with action, adventure and emotion.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$12.93 online
$12.95 list price
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Haoyou knows that his father's spirit lives among the clouds above Ancient China. He also knows that to save his mother from being forced into a new marriage he must now follow in his father's footsteps and take to the skies, riding a kite through the clouds and the spirits of the dead.Then the Jade Circus offers him a chance to escap...

Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times), the Blue Peter Book of the Year award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever award. Her novels include The Kite Rider, Not the End of the World, Th...

other books by Geraldine McCaughrean

The Jesse Tree
The Jesse Tree

Other|Aug 1 2011

$19.94 online$19.99list price
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

Paperback|Aug 12 1999

$8.95

see all books by Geraldine McCaughrean
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.63 inPublished:November 4, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192755285

ISBN - 13:9780192755285

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Kite Rider

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

`Packed with action and intrigue, this is an exhilarating new novel from an author who never disappoints.'Times Educational Supplement