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The Boy, The Bird & The Coffin Maker

by Matilda Woods
£6.99   paperback  Scholastic (2017)

The Boy, The Bird & The Coffin Maker by Matilda Woods Gorgeously magical: a jewel of a story about secrets, hope, the dead – and a living boy. Alberto lives alone in the town of Allora, where fish fly out of the sea and houses shine like coloured gems. He is a coffin maker who spends his quiet, solitary days creating people’s final resting places.
 
But one day, a mysterious boy and his magical bird arrive – flying from danger and searching for a safe haven. Alberto is used to sheltering the dead. Now, can he protect the living from the dark shadows of the past?

ISBN 13: 9781407178691 | ISBN 10: 1407178695