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Cliff McNish is an English author of primarily fantasy and supernatural novels for middle-grade readers and .
Cliff McNish is an English author of primarily fantasy and supernatural novels for middle-grade readers and young adults. McNish has won numerous awards for his work. A marked departure from the more traditional fantasy of the Doomspell books, The Silver Sequence concerns 6 children with unusual powers: Tom (a ‘giver of beauty’), Helen (a telepath), Walter (a giant), twin girls Freda and Alice, and Milo, a boy who finally turns into a being with silver wings seven miles long.
The Silver Child book. But for some strange, inexplicable reason The Silver Child by Cliff McNish has stuck with me. Six children leave the comfort of their homes . And by that I mean: I remember it vaguely but don't count it among my "impressive" memories of the book.
The Silver Child is the exciting first novel in Cliff McNish's heart-stopping new trilogy. Six children experience life-altering changes and leave the comfort of their homes far behind. They are drawn to Coldharbour-an eerie wasteland of wind, rats, seagulls, and garbage dumps
The Silver Child is the exciting first novel in Cliff McNish's heart-stopping new trilogy. They are drawn to Coldharbour-an eerie wasteland of wind, rats, seagulls, and garbage dumps. Each child has a unique gift, but they must quickly learn to use their new skills. For drawing ever closer is something vast and dreadful set to destroy them all. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
The Silver Child is an odd book, one in which words often seem deliberately and wonderfully incongruous
The Silver Child is an odd book, one in which words often seem deliberately and wonderfully incongruous. What McNish is interested in exploring is the minutiae; the emotion.
Six children leave the comfort of their homes. The free online library containing 450000+ books. Read books for free from anywhere and from any device. They are drawn to Coldharbour - an eerie wasteland of wind, rats, seagulls and rubbish tips. They find Thomas on a food tip. The gentle giant boy Walter joins them and so does Helen, who can read minds. Listen to books in audio format instead of reading.
Cliff McNish has once again created one of these works, but in a different style from his Doomspell trilogy. The book 'The Silver Child' delves into the child's psyche in a way that rivals Golding's 'The Lord of the Flies,' while at the same time it maintains a level of simplicity that makes it flow along its timeline. In this book, the first of three, we are introduced to the main characters, Milo, Thomas, Emily, Freda, Walter, and Helen, from the viewpoint of one of them in each chapter. A must read - and I do mean must! Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. When I first saw The Silver Child, I was a little hesitant to pick it up. Normally I do read sci-fi - avidly - but the cover of this book was a little bit weird for me. However, curiosity won out, and I got the book. I could always return it, right? Once I started reading, however, all thoughts of returning it flew out of my mind.
Inside you can find information all about me and my books, as well as my school visits, plus videos galore
Inside you can find information all about me and my books, as well as my school visits, plus videos galore. Do have a look round and feel free to send me a message or ask a question. Shortlisted for the north east teenage fiction award. Tayshas reading list. I simply couldn't put it down. at moments, it reaches the sublime. I loved i. Jill Murphy, The Bookbag. Outstanding prose is married.
The Silver Child is book 1 in a heart-stopping sequence. The Silver Child - Cliff McNish. Philip Ardagh, The Guardian. This remarkable and original new fantasy series should appeal to a wide audience. An amazing book, a completely original plot with some of the most intriguing characters I’ve ever come across. No one could have eaten as much as Milo ate that afternoon. It was Sunday lunch, and as usual the smells of cooking had given everyone an appetite – but surely nobody expected Milo to eat it all.
Drawn to a wasteland of garbage dumps called Coldharbour, six children undergo mysterious transformations and band together to face an unknown enemy. Feast - Coldharbour - Coolness of water - Beauty - Golden boy - Giant - Skin - Astounding call - Treasures - Long inconsolable cry - Hiss of rain - Storm - Monster - Abandonment - River - Shack - Clamor - Silver child.