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The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow
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An evocative story about one odd boy searching for his place in the world, perfect for anyone who has ever wondered where their path might lead.

A$14.99
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Ships on 29/03/2022
Overview

When Jackdaw Hollow is orphaned by a lightning strike, he is taken in by the headmistress of Direleafe Hall. Even though he grows up with her love and care, he feels undeserving, as if the universe made a mistake in sparing him. As he searches for the reason he survived the storm, he befriends Angeline, a wildling girl who knows where her destiny lies – the circus. But when he goes too far in trying to find his own calling, he loses sight of what’s most important.

The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow is a spirited tale of destiny, self-worth and accepting that if you love something, you must set it free.

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Kate Gordon, author of The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn

Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon grew up in a very bookish house, in a small town by the sea in Tasmania. After studying performing arts and realising she was a terrible actor, Kate decided to become a librarian. She never stopped writing and, in 2009, she applied for and won a Varuna fellowship, which led to all sorts of lovely writer things happening. Kate's first book, Three Things About Daisy Blue, was published in 2010. Her most recent publications are the middle-grade novels The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn, The Ballad of Melodie Rose, and Aster’s Good, Right Things, which won the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers.