LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

No Stars to Wish on

by Zana Fraillon

No Stars to Wish on Synopsis

Each kid only has one pair of shoes here. Number 49's shoes are a pretty good fit for me and I know they're new because they still have that plastic smell. But the real Number 49 is quite a bit bigger than I am, because his pants keep falling down on me. I wish he would come back, so that I could go home.Jack loves telling jokes, but not many people laugh at them in the orphanage. Will he ever be reunited with his mother and sister, his great-aunts and great-grandmother, back at home?A haunting, fable-like story.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781743366714
Publication date: 10th September 2015
Author: Zana Fraillon
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon was born in Melbourne, but spent her early childhood in San Francisco. 'I grew up in a house that had a whole room full of books and comfy chairs and this was my favourite place to be. As a teenager, a lot of my time was given to practising magic tricks and my first attempt at writing a book centred around a girl who solves crimes using her understanding of magic.' At the age of twenty, Zana lived for a year in China teaching English in a remote rural area. She returned to Melbourne and now lives ...

More About Zana Fraillon

More Books By Zana Fraillon

Cover for The Ones That Disappeared by Zana Fraillon
Cover for The Bone Sparrow A Refugee Novel by Zana Fraillon
Cover for The Lost Soul Atlas by Zana Fraillon
View All Books By Zana Fraillon

Share this book