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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joan G. Robinson Narrator: Susan Duerden Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2014 ISBN: 9780553552607
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When Marnie Was There is a gripping ghost story telling of Anna’s strange encounter and friendship with a shadowy girl called Marnie among the wild and watery sand dunes of the Norfolk countryside. Is Marnie real? Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal when first published in 1967, this is a classic tale with truths to tell about friendship, loneliness, and family.

One of Hayao Miyazaki’s top fifty favorite books for children,When Marnie Was There is coming to the big screen with an animated adaptation by his film company, Studio Ghibli, creators of Oscar-winning Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle andArietty, based on Carnegie-winning novel, The Borrowers. This classic ghost story comes back into print to celebrate the film’s release, bringing Anna’s encounters with Marnie to a new generation of readers.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Beautifully planned, hauntingly written, these chapters hold a thrilling intensity…The most striking novel in its genre since Tom’s Midnight Garden.”

    Times Literary Supplement

  • “Extraordinarily potent fantasy… the climax is both thrilling and intensely moving.”

    Spectator

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About the Author
Joan G. Robinson (1910-88) trained as an illustrator and in 1939 began writing and illustrating her highly acclaimed and very successful children's books. Among her works currently available are the Teddy Robinson stories published by Macmillan and the Mary-Mary series published by Hot Key Books.
About the Narrator

Susan Duerden is a critically acclaimed audiobook narrator. Her reading of The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht earned her an AudioFile Best Voice Award and a Booklist Editors’ Choice Award. She has won ten AudioFile Earphones Awards.