The Song From Somewhere Else Read Online Free - Frank doesn't know how to feel when Nick Underbridge rescues her from bullies one afternoon. No one likes Nick. He's big, he's weird and he smells – or so everyone in Frank's class thinks.
And yet, there's something nice about Nick's house. There's strange music playing there, and it feels light and good and makes Frank feel happy for the first time in forever.
But there's more to Nick, and to his house, than meets the eye, and soon Frank realises she isn't the only one keeping secrets. Or the only one who needs help …
|Title||:||The Song From Somewhere Else|
|Number of Pages||:||216 pages|
November 11, 2016
This book was sent to me by the publisher, Bloomsbury, at no cost. It will be out in Australia in December 2016; RRP $24.99 (hardback). Recommended ages 9-12.
Uh, wow. This book is utterly beautiful and wonderful. Both the prose and the object itself.
The story: bullied girl one day gets rescued by...
December 16, 2016
I didn't think that A.F.Harrold could write something better than The Imaginary but he did. I didn't think a partnership between him and Emily Gravett could be equalled or bettered...but it has been. Harrold's story of an unlikely friendship between the young, female protagonist, Frank and the cl...
March 05, 2017
Quietly beautiful. A fairytale whispered in the concrete yards of terraced houses, this book grows and grows as AF Harrold leads us through a story about friendship. Levi Pinfold's illustrations capture the fantasy in our reality too, making this an extraordinary and unique experience.
November 14, 2016
This book is beautiful and terrifying; the perfect read for kids who like things a little creepy and different. Things I loved: talking cat, friendship, overcoming bullying, gorgeous illustrations.
December 29, 2017
"Stomachs don't lie."
A beautifully written, captivating story about a main character who discovers new, mysterious worlds outside of herself and new worlds inside of herself as she learns to love and value someone different and listen to her gut.
March 11, 2018
2018 CARNEGIE LONGLIST BOOK 12/20
This is definitely one of the better books on this list. I wouldn’t go as far as to say it was my favourite, but it was different from what I thought it would be, and I did enjoy reading it. The illustrations really made the book that much more magical - they ar...
August 16, 2017
I didn’t know what to think about this novel, the more that I read it. The story seemed typical until I started to know Nick and his situation. Nick was like an outcast for he was different but he didn’t seem to let that bother him much as he kept to himself. Nick didn’t have to go in and save Fr...
October 10, 2016
A F Harrold weaves a beautiful tale. There is mystery, friendship and love.
The Song From Somewhere Else portrays bullying in a way that I think would bring a lot of understanding to readers. If you’ve been (or are being) bullied that Frank will be someone who you sympathise with, I saw so much of...
November 11, 2016
I loved this engaging, beautiful, dark and amusing book that was surprisingly full of adventure and light.
February 17, 2017
Review to come!