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The Resource The art of taxidermy, Sharon Kernot

The art of taxidermy, Sharon Kernot

Label
The art of taxidermy
Title
The art of taxidermy
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Kernot
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lottie collects dead creatures and lovingly cares for them, hoping to preserve them, to save them from disintegration. Her father understands Lottie has a scientific mind, he thinks. Her aunt wants it to stop, and she goes to cruel lengths to make sure it does. And her mother? Lottie's mother died long ago. And Lottie is searching for a way to be close to her. The Art of Taxidermy is a heartbreaking verse novel exploring love and death, grief and beauty, and the ways we try to make sense of it all
Summary
Lottie collects dead creatures and lovingly cares for them, hoping to preserve them, to save them from disintegration. Her father understands Lottie has a scientific mind, he thinks. Her aunt wants it to stop, and she goes to cruel lengths to make sure it does. And her mother? Lottie's mother died long ago & Lottie is searching for a way to be close to her. The Art of Taxidermy is a heartbreaking verse novel exploring love and death, grief and beauty, and the ways we try to make sense of it all.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
Awards note
Shortlisted for the 2017 Text Prize.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10665668
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kernot, Sharon
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For 12-15 years old
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motherless families
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Novels in verse
  • Families
  • Australian fiction
  • Mothers
  • Grief
  • Taxidermy
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The art of taxidermy, Sharon Kernot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Prepublication record (machine generated from publisher information)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063240459
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781925603743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1041853575
Label
The art of taxidermy, Sharon Kernot
Publication
Copyright
Note
Prepublication record (machine generated from publisher information)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063240459
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781925603743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1041853575

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