My Especially Weird Week with Tess
From Shelf: The BA Summer Books Catalogue
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF TALKING TO ALASKA COMES A HOLIDAY ADVENTURE WITH HEART
THE TIMES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK
'This funny, award-winning novel by Dutch writer Woltz is original and touching - and has two wonderfully memorable characters...' Sally Morris, Daily Mail
It's the first day of the holidays and Sam is roaming the island of Texel, imagining what it'd feel like to be the last person on earth. Then, like a whirlwind, 12-year-old islander Tess swoops into his life. Sam's only option is to go along for the ride.
Soon he's dancing the waltz, burying a pet canary and coming up with an especially weird plan to help Tess find her father, who doesn't even know she exists. Along the way, Sam discovers the true meaning of family and what it is to be alive. One thing's for sure - this is a holiday he'll never forget.
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