Creech, Sharon The Boy on the Porch

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The Boy on the Porch

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A young couple wakes up to find a strange boy asleep on their porch. At first they don't expect him to stay, but stay he does, and as the couple's connection to him grows, the three of them blossom into an unlikely family. But where has he come from and to whom does he belong?

'A page-turner for a reader of any age.' Publisher's Weekly

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A young couple wakes up to find a strange boy asleep on their porch. At first they don't expect him to stay, but stay he does, and as the couple's connection to him grows, the three of them blossom into an unlikely family. But where has he come from and to whom does he belong?

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"A gem of a book, beautifully written" ( We Love This Book)

"A touching modern fairy story . . . Sharon Creech has an exceptional ability to write tenderly." ( Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading, Book of the Month)

"A thoughtful story about the emotions of parenting and how children can bring joy to your life." (Vanessa Lewis Booksellers' Choice, The Bookseller)

"A poignant look at families and love from Carnegie Medal winner Creech" (Fiona Noble Editor's Choice, The Bookseller)

"Sharon Creech writes with beautiful economy and her stories successfully inhabit that hinterland between real life and other-worldliness." (Joy Court, librarian Reading Zone)

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