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Minnow on the Say

by Philippa Pearce

  • 107 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Buried treasure -- Fiction.,
    • Canoes and canoeing -- Fiction.,
    • Friendship -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Two English boys, David and Adam, spend the summer canoeing on the River Say and, with just an old riddle for a clue, try to find a treasure hidden along its banks by one of Adam"s ancestors. This is a wonderful book to read aloud to kids aged 8 to 14. The story is suspenseful, the characters interesting, the boating enough to make any kid want to get out in a canoe.

      Edition Notes

      StatementA. Philippa Pearce ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsArdizzone, Edward, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.P3145 Mi 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL388751M
      ISBN 100688170986
      LC Control Number98052078

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Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce Download PDF EPUB FB2

‘Minnow on the Say’ is an evocative and magical book inspired by a childhood canoe trip taken by the author and remembered, years later, as she lay in a Cambridge hospital 4/5.

Minnow on the Say is a children's novel written by Philippa Pearce, first published by Oxford University Minnow on the Say book in Like many of her books, the novel is set in the area where she grew up, specifically in an old mill near Cambridge. It was published in the United Author: Philippa Pearce.

Minnow is an exceptional story that tells the journey and quest that a young boy in the Lowcountry of South Carolina has to take. It is hard to narrow this book down to one genre, as there are many elements of very different genres/5.

May 16,  · Minnow [James E. McTeer II] on akikopavolka.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Kirkus Best Book of the Year () " Minnow is an urgent novel/5(42).

Minnow on the Say - Kindle edition by Phillipa Pearce. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Minnow on the Say/5(3).

Minnow is an otherworldly story of a small boy who leaves his dying father's bedside hunting a medicine for a mysterious illness.

Sent by his mother to a local druggist in their coastal town, Minnow unexpectedly takes a dark and wondrous journey deep into the ancient Sea Islands, seeking the grave dust of a long-dead hoodoo man to buy him a cure.

Oct 11,  · Buy Minnow on the Say Reissue by Philippa Pearce (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(32).

May 25,  · It is a book that reminds us just how good Pearce could akikopavolka.com in the area around where Pearce grew up, Minnow on the Say is the story o It's odd to be able to describe a book as thick and dense with summer heat; a sensation somewhat removed from the cold practicality of reading the printed page, but Minnow on the Say somehow achieves that.4/5(27).

Philippa Pearce spent her childhood in Cambridgeshire and was the youngest of four children of a flour-miller. The village, the river, and the countryside in which she lived appear more or less plainly in Minnow on the Say and Tom’s Midnight Garden. She later went 4/5(3). Get this from a library. Minnow on the Say.

[Philippa Pearce; Edward Ardizzone] -- Two English boys, David and Adam, spend the summer canoeing on the River Say and, with just an old riddle for a clue, try to find a treasure hidden along its banks by one of Adam's ancestors.

Second Impression. pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Ex-library copy with faded stamps and inscriptions. Mostly clean pages with moderate tanning and foxing to page edges. Tape marks on title page, endpape. In Pearce spent a long period in hospital recovering from tuberculosis.

She passed the time there thinking about a canoe trip she had taken many years before, which became the inspiration for her first book, a page novel Minnow on the Say, published by Oxford in Genre: Children's fantasy and supernatural fiction.

David can't believe his luck when a worn wooden canoe mysteriously appears on the banks of the River Say behind his house. With summer stretching endlessly before him, it seems too good to be true. Soon there is another boy—Adam, the Minnow's rightful owner. Sep 19,  · And at the very end, the clues and mystery surrounding the treasure is resolved, in an unexpected way.

No, I'm not spoiling anything for you by saying that, it would have been pretty obvious how things would turn out from the moment you read the synopsis at the back of the book. Regardless of predictability, Minnow on the Say is a charming tale.

Philippa Pearce was born in and spent her childhood in Great Shelford, south of Cambridge, where her father was a flour-miller.

The village and the river that ran by the mill played a large part in shaping her stories, especially Minnow on the Say and Tom's Midnight Garden.5/5(1). Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce and a great The Minnow. David can't help wishing he could keep her The Minnow leads him to Adam, and an extraordinary summer begins.

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Oct 13,  · The child Pearce wrote about was herself, and the canoe-based adventure of her first book, Minnow on the Say, marks out her own childhood.

Author: Guardian Staff. May 01,  · Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(). Click to read more about Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce.

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Uploaded by Lotu Tii on October 25, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Minnow’s journey weaves through the lush and wild landscape of the islands, a setting described with such obvious fondness and simple clarity that it fills the novel with a solid presence of its own and adds its weight of reality to the story’s supernatural elements.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe.Ms. Pearce’s debut novel in was the lesser known Minnow on the Say, not a fantasy or time travel book at all, but rather an adventure story about two boys, a canoe, and a hunt for hidden treasure.

David Moss can’t believe his good fortune when a canoe shows up, caught against the bank of the river Say behind his house.