Noah Barleywater Runs Away

Author(s): John Boyne

Children's Fiction

Noah is running away from his problems the day he takes the untrodden path through the forest - or at least that's what he thinks. When he comes across a very unusual toyshop and meets the even more unusual toymaker, he's not sure what to expect. But the toymaker has a story to tell, a story full of adventure, wonder and broken promises. And Noah travels with him on a journey that will change his life for ever. This is a thought-provoking fable from the author of the bestselling "Boy in the Striped Pyjamas".


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From the author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas; a magical story about the choices we make.

John Boyne was born in Ireland and is the author of six novels for adults. His first novel for children, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, won two Irish Book Awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award and was made into a film. His novels are published in over 40 languages. Oliver Jeffers is an internationally acclaimed author/ illustrator. His first picture book, How to Catch a Star was published in 2004 and since then he has created a further five picture books to much critical acclaim. He has won the Irish Book Award (where he first met John), the Blue Peter Book of the Year and the Nestle Children's Book Prize as well as a host of shortlistings, including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal.

General Fields

  • : 9781849920407
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : David Fickling Books
  • : April 2011
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2011
  • : August 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Boyne
  • : Paperback
  • : 11-Nov
  • : 823.92
  • : 240
  • : black and white plates