Series: The Historical House
By Linda Newbery
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Andie dreams of becoming an artist. Her best paintings are inspired by the moon and so she’s fascinated by news of the first moon landing. But will it be the same magical place once man has set foot on it, and will her paintings win the attention they deserve? A thrilling story set in 1969 against the vivid backdrop of one of the most thrilling moments in modern history: the moon landing. Part of the engaging Historical House series, which charts the life and times of 6 Chelsea Walk and the girls who have lived there through some of history's most fascinating periods. Includes internet links to recommended websites where readers can find out more about the moon landing.
Linda Newbery is an award-winning author who was recently awarded the Costa Children's Book Award for her novel "Set in Stone", while in the past she has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.
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“Historical House Rules!”
I've only read Andie's Moon and it is the best book EVER! I can't wait to read the rest!You'll have to read it yourself because it is AMAZING!
“The premise of Usborne's Historical House series is a delightful one: a single house in Chelsea forms the backdrop for a set of stories spanning 200 years. Written by three acclaimed authors, each focuses on an atmospheric period. These are engaging novels, immaculately researched and quietly informative. They can be read in any order; those who read them all will be thrilled by the occasional links that draw characters together across generations.”
Kate Agnew, EducationGuardian
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