The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (Limited Edition): A Pop-Up Book

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (Limited Edition): A Pop-Up Book

Pop Up Book(Limited Edition)

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Overview

A modern-day Hansel & Gretel from the master of suspense -- now in pop-up edition.

Nine-year-old Trisha McFarland is lost in the wilderness of the Applachian Trail after wandering off from her mother and brother. For solace she tunes her Walkman radio to Boston Red Sox broadcasts and the gritty performances of her hero, relief pitcher Tom Gordon. As she gets more and more lost, and as the days and nights pass, she imagines that Tom Gordon is with her -- her savior to surviving an enemy known only by the slaughtered animals and mangled trees in its wake. It is a fairy tale grimmer than Grimm, but aglow with a girl's indomitable spirit and told in stunning three-dimension.

The novel version of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon was a nominee for the Washington State Evergreen Young Adult Book Award, a 2000 YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, and a 1999 nominee for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement.

Stephen King's first pop-up is sure to captivate his fans of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689874222
Publisher: Little Simon
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Edition description: Limited Edition
Pages: 7
Product dimensions: 9.12(w) x 12.02(h) x 2.56(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Novel award from the International Thriller Writers. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

Hometown:

Bangor, Maine

Date of Birth:

September 21, 1947

Place of Birth:

Portland, Maine

Education:

B.S., University of Maine at Orono, 1970

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