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Downside Up

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Downside Up by Richard Scrimger
Hardcover $16.99
Sep 13, 2016 | ISBN 9781770498457

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Praise

PRAISE FOR Downside Up:

“As the dimensional differences increase and the author introduces more and more fantastical elements, readers have a sure footing in their emotional connection to Fred, allowing the author to introduce some strange, Miyazaki-esque ideas and imagery with ease.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A thought-provoking and ultimately hopeful work. Fred’s authentic voice provides a balm to those struggling to understand loss and inspires all to view the world with fresh eyes.”
School Library Journal

“What Scrimger does with Downside Up is present a story with just enough quirk and humour to balance the more serious issues. Whether a child has experienced the loss of a loved one or not, this book will resonate with its universal message of finding ways to cope with difficult situations.” —Quill & Quire

Downside Up is a brilliant, gripping . . . book.” –CM Magazine

Awards

OLA Best Bets for Children’s Fiction SELECTION 2017

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