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Three bombs exploded on Tube trains in central London on 7 July 2005 with a final bomb detonating on a double-decker bus in Tavistock Square. Fifty-two people died in the attacks and hundreds were injured. Untitled. Google Image Result for. Google Image Result for. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher, Buy Recommended Books and Read Reviews – Lovereading4kids UK. Heartbreaking and funny in equal measure, 10-year-old Jamie's direct and wide-eyed account of the emotional chaos he and his family live through following the death of his sister in a terrorist attack is poignant and warm-hearted.
Beginning a new life in the Lake District with his older sister and his father, who mourns his daughter through alcohol and a wild rage against her killers, Jamie knows he should feel sadder than he does. The truth is, he can hardly remember his sister; and what is happening with his new school and new friends, especially Sunya, is more urgent – as is his yearning for his absent mother. Emotionally charged, this is a wonderfully touching story which never slips into worthiness. ~ Julia Eccleshare Winner of the 2012 Branford Boase Award for an outstanding debut novel. Chapanal003. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece wins Branford Boase award.
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher - TheBookbag.co.uk book review. Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has moved to the Lake District because his dad says they need a Fresh Start.
With him are his sister Jas, who doesn't eat much, is painfully thin, and who has multiple piercings and hair dyed bright pink, his father, who should be starting a new job on a building site, but who is too hungover to make it to breakfast, let alone into his car and out to work, and his cat, Roger, who relishes the new hunting opportunities and who is the only one of the foursome to be completely happy in his new surroundings.
Jamie's mum isn't there. She has Run Off With The Man From The Support Group. But Jamie's other sister, Rose, is there. ANNABEL PITCHER AUTHOR.