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Badger on the Barge And Other Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date June 30, 2006
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780744590302
ISBN-10 0744590302
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $10.05
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A collection of stories abounding with absorbing situations and memorable characters. Meet cussed, rebellious Miss Brady, who lives with a badger on a barge, the reviled old shepherd Reicker, Sally Beck the topiary gardener and the young people whose lives they profoundly affect.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Three of the bestselling, most acclaimed fiction titles of the past decade, reissued with stylish and attractive new covers. Turned into a major feature film, Janni Howker's The Nature of the Beast is an immensely powerful and gripping story about a community devastated by unemployment and the fear of an unknown beast roaming the moors - and which young Bill Coward is determined to track down. Isaac Campion is an equally explosive tale, depicting the difficult, often bitter relationship between a son and his horse-dealer father at the turn of the century. Badger on the Barge contains five stories, each concerning the relationship between the young and the old and full of memorable characters. Each of these books is a major award-winner.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780435123130 Book cover for 9781850899181
 
Large print edition from Abc-Clio Inc (December 1, 1987)
9781850899181 | details & prices | List price $14.95
New edition from Gardners Books (April 6, 1987)
9780435123130 | details & prices | 224 pages | List price $14.70
About: One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a collection of five stories which focus on encounters between young and old.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140322538 Book cover for 9780744590302
 
The price comparison is for this edition
New edition from Gardners Books (June 30, 2006)
9780744590302 | details & prices | 288 pages | List price $10.05
About: A collection of stories abounding with absorbing situations and memorable characters.
Reprint edition from Viking Childrens Books (April 1, 1987)
9780140322538 | details & prices | 201 pages | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | List price $4.95
About: A collection of five short stories set in the small towns of northern England, exploring complex relationships and rare understandings among the young and old.
School and Library
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from William Morrow & Co (March 1, 1985)
9780688042158 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | List price $12.95
About: Tells the stories of an old woman and her pet badger, a girl who wins a sketchbook, a boy's friendship with an old fisherman, a former Nazi soldier living in England, and two girls who taunt a strange, old man

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