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. Download and start listening now!