Tamar Cover


By Mal Peet; Anton Lesser (Read by); Anna Maxwell Martin (Read by)

Candlewick Press (MA), Compact Disc, 9780763641214, 10pp.

Publication Date: September 9, 2008

"It takes a disciplined author to hide secrets within secrets. . . . And it takes ambition to apply such intricate storytelling to a sweeping plot."
When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing clues and coded messages. Out of the past another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fi ghters in Nazi-occupied Holland. His story is one of passion, love, jealousy, and tragedy, and unraveling it will transform Tamar's life. Mal Peet's acclaimed novel is read by Anton Lesser, one of Britain's leading classical actors, and BATA-winning British actress Anna Maxwell Martin.

About the Author
Mal Peet (1947 2015) is the acclaimed author of the Carnegie Medal winning novel "Tamar "as well as the "Boston Globe Horn Book" Honor Book "Life: An Exploded Diagram" and three Paul Faustino novels: "Keeper, The Penalty, " and "Exposure, " a winner of the "Guardian "Children s Fiction Prize. He is also the co-author of "Cloud Tea Monkeys, Mysterious Traveler, "and "Night Sky Dragons, "all of which he wrote with his wife, Elspeth Graham."