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The cover of 'A Remarkable Ear'

Everyone's always telling Will to stop making so much noise...

- that is, until he meets music teacher Mr Brand. He thinks Will's not just noisy but that he has a gift and must learn to play the violin.

But Will doesn't feel special. He can never find peace to practice at home and carrying a violin around school is too embarrassing. There's also the small matter of his stage fright...

Can he really become the star Mr Brand believes in?

Beloved and award-winning author Anne Fine returns with a touching, musical story of patience, practice and courage. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+.

A Remarkable Ear, illustrated by Roxana de Rond, was published by Barrington Stoke on 1st October 2020.

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ISBN: 978-1-7811-2944-9

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