The Promise

The Promise

Book - 2014
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In a rundown, stark city, a poor girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag, but the woman extracts a promise from the girl before handing it to her which leads to a magical discovery and a chance to make a positive change in the world.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts :, Candlewick Press,, 2014.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780763666330
Branch Call Number: JP Davie
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Carlin, Laura


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Jul 26, 2016

While the idea of oak trees growing practically over night is pretty far fetched, this book makes up for it with the over all theme that small changes lead to big ones. The water colours are also quite lovely. I think this book pairs nicely with Miss Rumphius.

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