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A Perfect Gentle Knight

A Perfect Gentle Knight

  • Title: A Perfect Gentle Knight
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  • ISBN : 9780670066827
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 224 pages


Kit Pearson s long awaited new novel tells the story of the six Bell children, each of them coping in various ways in the aftermath of their mother s death Set in the 1950s and seen through the perspective of the middle child, 11 year old Corrie, Pearson s story illustrates how a rich fantasy life both helps and hinders children trying to cope with loss, loneliness, and g Kit Pearson s long awaited new novel tells the story of the six Bell children, each of them coping in various ways in the aftermath of their mother s death Set in the 1950s and seen through the perspective of the middle child, 11 year old Corrie, Pearson s story illustrates how a rich fantasy life both helps and hinders children trying to cope with loss, loneliness, and growing up.While elder sister Roz is growing up and out of the desire for fantasy games, eldest brother Sebastian, who fancies himself Sir Lancelot in their Round Table game, continues to need them as much as ever,


Author Kit Pearson

Kit Pearson spent her childhood between Edmonton Alberta and Vancouver, British Columbia As a high school student, she returned to Vancouver to be educated at Crofton House School She obtained a degree in English Literature at the University of Alberta, and spent several years following the degree doing odd jobs or travelling in Europe.In 1975, she began her Library degree at the University of B




A Perfect Gentle Knight Reviews (31)

  • There are many things that can tip me towards buying a book when I am on browsing, and on this particular occasion that thing was an picture of an elderly border terrier, sitting on the lap of the author I thought of my lovely Pip, who turned just as white as Kit Pearson s lovely Poppy, and I told m [..]

  • This book seemed to have an identity crisis The main character is 11, and it read a lot like a children s book, but it was set up as a baby boomer memoir, casually referring to events and objects that would be foreign to 11 year olds without any context or explanation The themes are big loss, mental [..]

  • When I was younger, I used to look for a new Kit Pearson book every time I went into a bookstore I did this for many years and never found one I finally started forgetting to look Imagine my happiness when I started my children s lit class in January and found this I hadn t read any of her work in y [..]

  • sigh This book is so comforting to me It was given to me by a relative for Christmas years ago and I ve re read it nearly every year since then I may have been a teenager when I received it, but it feels like one of those books I ve owned and read since I was a little kid It has that nostalgic facto [..]

  • I have been a fan of Pearson since I was a child, and thought I had read all of her books until I came across this one in the elementary school library I work at It was very well written, and a great story of family bonds and overcoming hardship and struggle. [..]

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