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You Never Did Learn to Knock

14 Stories About Girls and Their Mothers

Kingfisher

This diverse collection of fourteen original contemporary stories captures many different aspects of the special relationship between mother and daughter. From happy discoveries to tragic loss and rebellion to resolution, this collection brings together fourteen of today's top female writers from diverse cultures to explore a theme that is close to every woman's heart.

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Praise for You Never Did Learn to Knock

Children's Literature
Although the majority of the stories end on a positive note, giving this a feel-good tone, the strength of the mother-daughter relationship is such that it can carry this book.

VOYA
The reader is subtly steered through the frustrations and triumphs of persisting with trying relationships to yield closer and more loving family ties. Even though most of the daughters are around age twelve, every female can relate.

School Library Journal
A solid, enjoyable collection due to its breezy style and content

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Bel Mooney made her name as a journalist, columnist, and broadcaster before writing fiction for adults and children. She is the author of a best-selling series of stories for young girls, including I Don't Want To! and So What, which were inspired by her own daughter, Kitty.
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You Never Did Learn to Knock

14 Stories About Girls and Their Mothers

  • Trade Paperback

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Kingfisher

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