Up in the Tree - Margaret Atwood Reviews
Description:ISBN 074759192X / Author: Margaret Atwood / Genre: Fiction
Newest Review: ... perspective on their treetop home and they long to escape. I love the simple language used and the way in which the words ... more
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Up in the Tree
An absolute gem. Margaret Atwood's first picture book, written, i ...
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by - written on 16/12/12, updated on 10/06/13 (Very useful, 51 readings)
I've been a fan of Margaret Atwood's adult fiction for years, especially the classic dystopian novel 'The Handmaid's Tale', so I was both surprised and intrigued to discover that she had actually also published a children's story back in the 1970's. Using my own children as a valid excuse to buy a copy, I picked up a recent Bloomsbury reprint from the Book People website on a bit of a whim. I was pleasantly surprised to pay just £4.79 for my copy and also to discover that it even came with an audio CD recording of the story being read aloud by Margaret Atwood herself. Such is my respect for Margaret Atwood, that I would have treasured this book even if it had ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/07/12 (Very useful, 32 readings)
I actually had no idea that Margaret Atwood had written any children's books. I, and I would imagine most people, know her best for her adult fiction writing. I have a couple of her books lined up to read but read Oryx and Crake last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. She is a fiction writer though many of her books delve into the science fiction world and Oryx and Crake is a dytopian novel which I thought was both well written and full or surprises. I came across Up In The Tree recently when I purchased a book from work called 1001 children's books to read before you grow up. If you've read any of my other book reviews you'll know I love quirky and weird ... Read the complete review
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