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The Secret of the Blue Glass
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The Secret of the Blue Glass (Paperback)

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"I love this book"Michael Morpurgo



A classic story about a magical miniaturefamily's adventures in wartime Japan



In a dustylibrary, in the quietest corner of a house in a Tokyo suburb, live the LittlePeople: Fern and Balbo, Robin and Iris. Just a few inches high, sleeping incigarette boxes and crafting shoes from old book jackets, they need only onething from their Humans - a nightly glass of milk, served in a sparkling BlueGlass goblet, by a trusted young member of the Humanfamily.



But when the Second World War comes to Japan,bringing a dangerous new kind of patriotism, both Humans and their belovedLittle People face a world they could never before have imagined. It will takegreat love, bravery, and a rather loyal pigeon, to bring their unique familiesback together once more...

Children'sFiction & true storiesClassic fictionChildren'sFiction & true storiesFantasy & magical realism Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books Publication Date: 05/04/2018 ISBN-13: 9781782691846  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Born in Tokyo in 1924, Tomiko Inui joined a publishing house in 1950, where she began working as an editor, as well as writing books for children. She published many books over her long career, winning prizes along the way including the Mainishi Publishing Culture Award and the Akaitori Award for Children's Literature. She was also runner-up in 1964 for the Hans Christian Andersen prize. The Secret of the Blue Glass is the first of her books to be translated into English. She died in 2002.

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