Book details

Macmillan Children's Book

The Green Book

Author: Jill Paton Walsh; Illustrated by Lloyd Bloom

The Green Book

The Green Book

$7.99

About This Book

"The Green Book is a clever and beautifully shaped little combination of future fiction and metafiction. . .It is the record of the exodus of a group of Britons from a dying Earth to a new planet. . .The naïve courage of the children. . .saves the colony." --Starred, School Library Journal
Page Count
80
On Sale
03/13/2012

Book Details

Jill Paton Walsh's classic science fiction novel The Green Book is now available from Square Fish with a brand–new cover!

Pattie and her family are among the last refugees to flee a dying Earth in an old spaceship. And when the group finally lands on the distant planet which is to be their new home, it seems that the four-year journey has been a success. But as they begin to settle this shiny new world, they discover that the colony is in serious jeopardy. Nothing on this planet is edible, and they may not be able to grow food. With supplies dwindling, Pattie and her sister decide to take the one chance that might make life possible on Shine.

Imprint Publisher

Square Fish

ISBN

9780312641221

In The News

The Green Book is a clever and beautifully shaped little combination of future fiction and metafiction. . .It is the record of the exodus of a group of Britons from a dying Earth to a new planet. . .The naïve courage of the children. . .saves the colony.” —Starred, School Library Journal

“An enthralling story, flawlessly told.” —The New Yorker

About the Creators

The Green Book

The Green Book

$7.99