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Title: THE LIE TREE
By: Frances Hardinge
Format: Electronic book text

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ISBN 10: 1447264118
ISBN 13: 9781447264118
Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 7 May, 2015
Description: A deliciously creepy novel from Frances Hardinge, the award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night
Synopsis: Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015. The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night.Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. The tree only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, will deliver a hidden truth to the person who consumes it. The bigger the lie, the more people who believe it, the bigger the truth that is uncovered. The girl realizes that she is good at lying and that the tree might hold the key to her father's murder, so she begins to spread untruths far and wide across her small island community. But as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .
Reader Age: From 12 years
Publication: UK
Imprint: Macmillan
Prizes: Winner of Costa Book of the Year Award 2016 Winner of Costa Children's Book Award 2016 Winner of UKLA 12-16+ Category 2016 Short-listed for BBIA: Children's Book of the Year 2016 Short-listed for The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016 Short-listed for YA Book Prize 2016
Returns: Non-returnable
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