Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers (Hardcover)

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By Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
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A girl called Matilda Pages, also known as Tilly, had her mother disappear when she was a baby.  At 11 years old, Tilly and her friend, Oskar, find out they can book wander.  Bookwandering is an abillity that only few readers can do but when Tilly and Oskar bookwander in a book called A Little Princess they find a suprise - Tilly's mom and the mysterious Enoch chalk.

- Heidi (age 8), Waucoma Bookstore, Hood River, Oregon

— Heidi

Description


An enchanting story about the magic of books and the power of imagination from debut author Anna James. Perfect for fans of Inkheart, The Land of Stories, and Story Thieves. Soon to be a major television series!

Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly Pages has found comfort in the stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents' bookshop. But when her favorite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, start showing up at the shop,Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their books, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses. Tilly's new ability leads her to fun and exciting adventures, but danger may be lurking on the very next page...

When new secrets are uncovered, it's up to Tilly to solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago. From debut author Anna James comes a charming and exciting adventure about a bookish young heroine, a mysterious librarian, and a magical bookshop that will delight book lovers everywhere.

Praise for Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers:

-"A loving testament to the powerful magic of books and imagination." --Kirkus Reviews

-"An affectionate ode to books and book lovers." --Publishers Weekly

-"Delightful! A Joy of a book."--Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars

-"A lovely and enchanting read, whether you're 9 years old or 49 years old." --The Belfast Telegraph

About the Author


Anna James is a writer and journalist living in London who was Book News Editor at The Bookseller magazine and Literary Editor of Elle UK. Anna has also written for The Pool, The LA Times, The Financial Times, and The Independent, as well as making bookish YouTube videos as A Case For Books. She hosts literary events and panels and is the co-founder and host of the YA Salon in London. Anna was shortlisted for the Kim Scott Walwyn Award for Women in Publishing in 2015, and the London Book Fair Trailblazers Award in 2016.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781984837127
ISBN-10: 1984837125
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: September 24th, 2019
Pages: 288
Series: Pages & Co.