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Book of the Month: The Lie Tree - Illustrated Edition



This month, we’re celebrating a new book of the month – the absolutely fantastic The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge is being released as a stunning special edition illustrated by Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.

That's right! You can now get your hands on a hardback edition of The Lie Tree - winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015 - which has been illustrated by triple Kate Greenaway Medal winning-illustrator  (and Children's Laureate)Chris Riddell.

The Lie Tree is a dark and powerful novel, and this edition is packed full of gorgeous black and white illustrations that perfectly compliment this addictive and dangerous story.

So, if you're one of the few people who hasn't yet read The Lie Tree (srsly, where have you been?!) then why not pick up this gorgeous new edition created by the perfect combination of author and illustrator?

I mean, just look at it!

 

How can anyone resist?

A book as gorgeous as the story inside, this one is not to be missed.

Here's a synopsis for those of you who are new to Frances Hardinge's page-turning mystery tale:

It was not enough. All knowledge - any knowledge - called to Faith, and there was a delicious, poisonous pleasure in stealing it unseen.

Faith has a thirst for science and secrets that the rigid confines of her class cannot supress. And so it is that she discovers her disgraced father's journals, filled with the scribbled notes and theories of a man driven close to madness. Tales of a strange tree which, when told a lie, will uncover a truth: the greater the lie, the greater the truth revealed to the liar. Faith's search for the tree leads her into great danger - for where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .

 

And if you don't believe us, look what these folk had to say about it:

'Brilliant, dark, thrilling, utterly original' Patrick Ness

'The Lie Tree is a wonder. I can't think of anyone who would not love this story' Matt Haig

'I loved this book so much' Lucy Mangan

 

Need we say more? We're so excited for you to discover this edition of The Lie Tree. Let us know what you think of this edition @mykindabook now.