Paradox Child (Paperback)
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Copyright June 2013 J Yates. Re-edited version by the marvellous Mr Chris Keppie. June 2014 This version March 2015 Set in the 1980's most of the drama for this time traveling adventure is set in the Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford UK. Lilly's family has an extraordinary secret, one they have kept for four generations. Lilly's proud to be different and special. At Halloween she's happy to stay at home and cast spells with her mum and her Grandmother rather than go out trick or treating like the other kids. At 12 years old, she thinks she knows it all. But then Lilly becomes unsettled by odd events, like seeing the sinister man in the white shoes staring at her while she walks the dogs, and then local children start to go missing. When her mum doesn't come back from one of her regular night-time jaunts, Lilly's grandmother thinks it's time to tell her the whole story. Lilly has second thoughts about whether her family's secret is a blessing, or a curse...
About the Author
Jane, a dyslexic, mother, artist, and story teller. Lives in Oxford and works at the Pitt Rivers Museum, a museum of anthropology and world archaeology. Her Paradox Child series of Young Adult books features the museum and its objects. All the books are for young adults and are easy to read and translate.