The Chestnut Roaster

The Chestnut Roaster

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 27/10/2022
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The Chestnut Roaster
Absolutely Beautiful!
Chestnut Roaster is a beautiful story! Within its genre, for sure a new favourite of mine! The first sentence included the word ‘huglike’ - funny enough,... READ MORE
Nora - Trafalgar Square
The Chestnut Roaster
A Must READ! x
Honestly, this is a lovely page-turner with a bright fresh idea of the french catacombs!. The illustrations are impressive and add a rich partisan element ... READ MORE
Brena  Newnham
The Chestnut Roaster
Excitement, it's excitement, a memory box swiftly reminded her; not fear.
This should, if everything was equal and right, have been reviewed MONTHS ago. For which apologies must go to Eve and Everything with Words, who sent me a ... READ MORE
Sue Chambers


Who can catch a memory thief? ' An unforgettable adventure ' THE TIMES BOOK OF THE WEEK. "Starting on All Fools Day, twelve years ago, I remember everything. EVERYTHING. That was a wet Saturday, and that was the day I was born." 12-year-old Piaf has the ability to (and burden of) remembering everything that has happened since the day she was born. When she discovers everyone in Paris has forgotten the entire last year, 1887, including the disappearance of several gifted children, Piaf and her twin brother Luc embark on a dangerous journey that brings them to the depths of Paris's underground twin, the Catacombs, to capture the memory thief and find the lost children.

  • Publisher: Everything with Words
  • ISBN: 9781911427292
  • Number of pages: 324
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 mm

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The Chestnut Roaster
Beautiful, magical book which is also a page-turner
This is a beautiful, magical book with a good old-fashioned battle for good over evil at its heart. When Piaf, the little chestnut roaster, meets a siniste... READ MORE
Catherine Randall