The Map and The Stone

Rated 4.00/5 based on 2 reviews
Rhys is ten years old and he lives, with his mum, in a tiny house on a council estate.

Rhys is called a day-dreamer by his teacher at school, and he's always staying behind to finish his work.

But, out of the corner of his eye, Rhys can see something moving, in the trees, in the hedges, and then...

There's a Darkling on his bed, and it needs his help. More

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Published by Osier Publishing
Words: 48,490
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452356075
About Sarah Barnard

I am a single Mother living, working and writing in Middle England. I've described this as a bit like Middle Earth in it's beauty but the trees don't walk. Born in 1969, I'm told I saw the moon landings, but being only four months old I can't remember! I try to live in as green a way as possible, growing some of my own crops, keeping my chickens for eggs and doing as much reducing, reusing and recycling as is possible. I'm a pisces and a rooster, depending which zodiac system you prefer and my favourite colours are green and purple.

I've been writing since a very good friend dared me to take part in the National Novel Writing Month challenge - 50,000 words in 30 days, and it is so intense it's unreal. That happened in November 2005 and The Portal Between is the end result. I've completed the same challenge every year since.

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Review by: karen day on Aug. 07, 2011 : (no rating)
Loved this book even though aimed at younger readers I still enjoy it.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Katie Wrolsen on Dec. 11, 2010 :
I enjoyed reading this story. I felt a genuine connection to Rhys Newton, the 10 year old boy, depicted in the story. I liked that Barnard incorporated the struggles of a single-parent family. As an adult, I could relate to her struggle, while children would be engaged in Rhy's struggles with helping the Darklings. Finally, it was interesting to read a story set in England, written by a Bristish author. I learned a lot of new vocabulary words and differences between the culture in the U.S. and England.
(reviewed long after purchase)

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