The Earth Giant by Melvin Burgess

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The haunting story of two children's efforts to shelter and save a mysterious giant following the destruction of an ancient oak tree during a great storm. The girl, Amy, hides the giant woman in a disused cinema and later Amy's brother, Peter, helps her to reunite the stranger with her own people.
 

About Melvin Burgess

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Melvin Burgess has produced a body of work that is both challenging and thrilling, including the seminal teen drug and love novels "Smack" and "Doing It". His books have been adapted for film, stage, and television.
 
Published December 8, 1995 by Andersen Press. 176 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A wonderfully cinematic adventure about a small girl and the giant she discovers under a tree, and the reuniting of that giant--only a child herself--with her parents.

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A girl finds herself in telepathic communication with an extraterrestrial visitor that a storm has awakened from a 5000-year sleep. Ages 8-12. (Apr.)

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A girl finds herself in telepathic communication with an extraterrestrial visitor that a storm has awakened from a 5000-year sleep.

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