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Little Beast - Julie Demers
Little Beast
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It’s 1944, and a little village in rural Quebec sits quietly beside an aging mountain and an angry river. The air tastes of kelp, and the wind keeps knocking over the cross. Beside that river an eleven-year-old girl lives with her parents. Her mother is very sad, and her father has vanished... show more
It’s 1944, and a little village in rural Quebec sits quietly beside an aging mountain and an angry river. The air tastes of kelp, and the wind keeps knocking over the cross. Beside that river an eleven-year-old girl lives with her parents. Her mother is very sad, and her father has vanished because he can’t bear to look at his own daughter. You see, this little girl has suddenly sprouted a full beard.

And so her mother has shut the curtains and locked the girl inside to keep her safe from the townspeople, the Boots, who think there’s something wrong with a bearded little girl. And when they come for her, she escapes into the wintry night…
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ISBN: 9781552453669 (1552453669)
Publisher: Coach House Books
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy
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Chris' Fish Place
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3.5 Grim Tale Square
This is a bit of a strange book. It echoes Beauty and the Beast tales as well as the Wild Man/Green Man stories, but the figure is a bearded girl. She is kept seperate from the nearest. The other people are the Boots, and since this takes place in 1944, we are supposed to be making connections wi...
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