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Rose is a young Romani gypsy girl who travels around Romania and Europe in a caravan with her family. Playing music - on their own or with extended family and friends - her life is happy, until Rose suddenly finds herself an orphan after a dreadful car accident.
This is the beginning of many changes for Rose as she is forced to adapt to another country and a new family, and she realises that she's not sure of her identity.
A powerful novel of loss and growing up by an author who is well known for her extraordinary portrayals of children overcoming adversity in different parts of the world.
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'Grindley's vivid portrayal of Lydia's hardships and the bonds that keep her family together offers a thought-provoking experience to older readers who want to open their eyes to a wider world' (Observer)
Rose is happy living her itinerant life with her family - until, one day, everything changes and she has no one left
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Book Description Bloomsbury Childrens, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Some slight shelf wear, otherwise a new and unread book Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Seller Inventory # mon0000049322
Book Description Bloomsbury UK, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1408814021