e-Book Creature of the Night epub downloadAuthor: Kate Thompson
Pages: 256 pages
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press (March 31, 2009)
Category: Literature & Fiction
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And yet Kate Thompson succeeds in portraying him sensitively and sympathetically without excusing his behaviour. The characters are convincing and fascinating, and I finished the book feeling as though I had really spent the time inside somebody else's head, and learnt something new about how the world works. 3 people found this helpful.
My good mood left me the minute I seen her. You couldn't move in the kitchen for plastic bags. Every one of those cost her fifteen cents out of her dole. Every one of those cost her fifteen cents out of her dole she already had ten million of them stuffed in under the sink. It was the same in the flat in Dublin. Fluke used to say if my ma ever bought a proper shopping bag we could all go and live in Ballsbridge
Creature of the Night is a young adult novel by Kate Thompson. It was first published by Bodley Head on June 5, 2008. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize.
Creature of the Night is a young adult novel by Kate Thompson. Bobby, the fourteen-year-old narrator, is a thief and a hooligan. When his mother moves him and his young brother to a cottage near Ennis in County Clare his only thought is how to get back to a life of crime in Dublin
Praise for Creature of the Night. Irish author Thompson is well established as a master of supernatural stories, but she shines here in the realistic plot as well.
Praise for Creature of the Night. This novel will draw in reluctant readers with the mysterious supernatural elements as well as the mayhem and defiance. Once hooked, they will be moved by the way that Bobby reassesses his expectations for himself due to the kindness and mentoring of a neighbor. Starred, School Library Journal. -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. True to an astonishingly amoral worldview while equally revealing of Bobby's.
A HOUSE WITH A SECRET An unanswered question: Who is the Creature in the Night?
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Kate Thompson is one of the most exciting authors writing for young people today for she is a born storyteller .
Kate Thompson is one of the most exciting authors writing for young people today for she is a born storyteller, highly original and thought provoking in her ideas. She has travelled widely in the USA and India and studied law in London. After living in County Clare, she moved to Kinvara in County Galway and it was there that she discovered her passion for playing the fiddle. She is now an accomplished player and also has a great interest in restoring instruments. Kate is a multi-award winning author and the only author to win the Children's Books Ireland Bisto Book of the Year award four.
The New Policeman also won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2005, the Whitbread Book Award Children's category 2005, the Children's Book of the Year in the Irish Book Awards in March 2006 and has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2008 Kate was again shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Bisto Award for her book, The Last of the High Kings, a beautiful and haunting story that delves deep into the magic of Irish myth and folklore.
Creature of the Night (ISBN: 9781862303508) Shortlisted for the Carnegie Award 2009 and shortlisted for the Bisto Irish Children's Book Award
Creature of the Night (ISBN: 9781862303508) Shortlisted for the Carnegie Award 2009 and shortlisted for the Bisto Irish Children's Book Award. From multi-award winning author Kate Thompson comes another absorbing read, blazing an enthralling path between the stark realities of modern-day society and the fantasy for which she has become so well known. Told through the voice of 14-year-old Bobby, the novel transports the reader into the tearaway’s world, characterised by joy riding, alcohol, and drugs.
Kate Thompson is a multi-award-winning author whose work fiercely divides readers. There are those who devour her every word and those who are puzzled by her popularity. Creature of the Night should, however, more than satisfy both parties
Kate Thompson is a multi-award-winning author whose work fiercely divides readers. Creature of the Night should, however, more than satisfy both parties. She has woven a truly modern tale with a timeless theme. Totally absorbing and utterly beguiling, it is all done with a remarkable lightness of touch. Books such as this don't come around very often. Philip Ardagh's new series, Grubtown Tales, will be published by Faber next year.
A HOUSE WITH A SECRET
An unanswered question: Who is the Creature in the Night?
Bobby lives a reckless life smoking, drinking, and stealing cars in Dublin. So his mother moves thefamily to the country. But Bobby suspects their cottage might not be as quaint as it seems. Teens will be captivated by this spooky novel about the darkness that lurks in forgotten corners and tough teenagers.