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- DescriptionHow I Live Now is an original and poignant book by Meg Rosoff How I Live Now is the powerful and engaging story of Daisy, the precocious New Yorker and her English cousin Edmond, torn apart as war breaks out in London, from the multi award-winning Meg Rosoff. How I Live Now has been adapted for the big screen by Kevin Macdonald, starring Saoirse Ronan as Daisy and releases in 2013. Fifteen-year-old Daisy thinks she kws all about love. Her mother died giving birth to her, and w her dad has sent her away for the summer, to live in the English countryside with cousins she's never even met. There she'll discover what real love is: something violent, mysterious and wonderful. There her world will be turned upside down and a perfect summer will explode into a million bewildering pieces. How will Daisy live then? 'Fresh, honest, rude, funny. I put it down with tears on my face' - Julie Myerson, Guardian 'Assured, powerful, engaging ...you will want to read everything that Rosoff is capable of writing' - Observer 'An unforgettable adventure' - Sunday Times Bestselling author Meg Rosoff has received great critical acclaim since the publication of her first vel How I Live Now (winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize). Her other vels, Just in Case (winner of the 2007 Carnegie Medal), The Bride's Farewell and What I Was which was described by The Times as 'Samuel Beckett on ecstasy', are also available from Puffin. Follow Meg on Twitter @megrosoff. Also by Meg Rosoff: How I Live Now; Just In Case; What I Was; The Bride's Farewell; There is No Dog
- Author BiographyMeg Rosoff was born in Boston, USA. She has worked in publishing, public relations and most recently advertising but thinks the best job in the world would be head gardener for Regents Park. Meg lives in Highbury, North London.
- PrizesWinner of Branford Boase Award 2005 and Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2004. Shortlisted for Booktrust Teenage Prize 2005 and British Book Awards: Children's Book of the Year 2005 and Orange Award for New Writers 2005 and Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 2004.
- Author(s)Meg Rosoff
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication30/06/2005
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Books Ltd
- Weight159 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Interest AgeFrom 12
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