Her Mother's Face

Siobhán can remember the way her mother joked. And she can just about feel her mother’s hands, lifting her up. But she can’t remember her mother’s face any more, and her father is too sad to help. Then one day, a mysterious woman appears and tells Siobhán a secret: something that will bring back all that’s been forgotten… From Ireland’s greatest writer, Roddy Doyle, comes a magical book to treasure: a story of love and loss that you will never forget.

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    Roddy Doyle

    Roddy Doyle is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling novels: including A Star Called Henry, The Commitments and The Van. This is his third book for children published by Scholastic.


    Roddy Doyle won the Booker Prize for his adult novel Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha in 1993.

  • Awards

    Freya Blackwood was awarded the 2010 Kate Greenaway Medal for Harry and Hopper, her picture book with author Margaret Wild.

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