Withering-by-Sea (Stella Montgomery, #1)

Withering-by-Sea (Stella Montgomery, #1)

by Judith Rossell
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date: 20/10/2014
  $9.99

WINNER ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER READERS


'Fans of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events will eat up Withering-by-Sea'


-- Shelf Awareness


High on a cliff above the gloomy coastal town of Withering-by-Sea stands the Hotel Majestic. Inside the walls of the damp, dull hotel, eleven-year-old orphan Stella Montgomery leads a miserable life with her three dreadful Aunts.


But one night, Stella sees something she shouldn't have ... Something that will set in motion an adventure more terrifying and more wonderful than she could ever have hoped for ...


Discover the gorgeously illustrated series that's loved by tens of thousands of readers!


SERIES AWARDS


Withering-by-Sea (Book 1)


Winner -- 2015 Indie Awards, Book of the Year: Children's & YA


Winner -- 2015 Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year: Older Children


Winner -- 2015 Davitt Awards


Honour Book -- 2015 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards


Shortlisted -- 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards


Shortlisted -- 2014 Aurealis Awards


Shortlisted -- 2017 Australian Book Design Awards


Wormwood Mire (Book 2)


Winner -- 2017 Davitt Awards


Shortlisted -- 2017 Indie Awards, Book of the Year: Children's & YA


Shortlisted -- 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year: Older Children


Shortlisted -- 2017 ABA Booksellers' Choice Award


Shortlisted -- 2017 Australian Book Design Awards


Notable Book -- 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards

ISBN:
9781460701904
9781460701904
Category:
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
20-10-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
ABC Books
Judith Rossell

Judith Rossell is the multi-award-winning author-illustrator of the bestselling Stella Montgomery series (Withering-by-Sea, Wormwood Mire, A Garden of Lilies and the upcoming Wakestone Hall).

Before beginning her career in children's books, Judith worked as a government scientist (not a mad scientist, a normal kind of scientist) and also for a cotton-spinning company (that made threads for T-shirts and denim jeans and mops and teabag strings).

Judith has written thirteen books and illustrated more than eighty, and her work has been published in the US, UK and has been translated into more than twenty languages. Judith lives in Melbourne, Australia with a cat the size of a walrus.

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