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The Kite Rider

A gorgeous new edition of this multi-award-winning book.

Author Geraldine McCaughrean

Suitable for:  10+

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-276959-6
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Paperback: 304 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Also available as an ebook

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Geraldine McCaughrean's outstanding book The Kite Rider won The Blue Peter Award, the Smarties Prize Bronze Award, and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal when it was published eighteen years ago. With a stunning new cover by the talented illustrator, Melissa Castrillon, this book is being reissued for a new generation of readers.

This page was last updated on 24 March 2019 at 04:30 GMT


  • It snatches you up from the first chapter . . . beautiful and compulsive. - Sunday Times
  • Gripping stuff. - Ian Hislop, Sunday Telegraph
  • A marvellous soaring story that gives you a glimpse into another world. - Guardian
  • A masterpiece of storytelling. - The Times
  • Packed with action and intrigue, this is an exhilarating new novel from an author who never disappoints. - Times Educational Supplement
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