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Author Acerbo, Orecchio.

Title The city / Orecchio Acerbo ; English translation by Armin Greder.

Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2010.

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 UniM Giblin Eunson Picture Book  ACER    AVAILABLE
Uniform title CittĂ . English.
Physical description 31 unnumbered page : colour illustrations ; 32 cm
regular print
Notes English translation of "La cittĂ " by Orecchio Acerbo.
NSW Premier's reading challenge 7-9.
Summary Some time ago, in a big city in a distant country where winter would sometimes last three years, there lived a woman. She had a child. A son. And because she loved him very much she promised herself that he should be spared the terrible things that happened in life, and with him in her arms she left her house and the city. And in a place where there were no roads and no bridges she built him a house and in it she cared for him and was happy. But one moonless night she died...
Audience For children.
Language notes Translation of the Italian publication: La citta.
Other author Greder, Armin.
Subject Children and death -- Juvenile fiction.
Parents -- Death -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, Italian -- 21st century.
Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9781742371429