The Girl Who Came Out of the Woods

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Girl Who Came Out of the Woods
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Emily Barr
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:400
Dimensions(mm): Height 198,Width 129
CategoriesThrillers
Crime and mystery fiction
Romance and relationships stories
Family and home stories
ISBN 9780241345221
ClassificationsDewey:823.92
Audience
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date 2 May 2019
NZ Release Date 2 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

I've been trapped here for days. What if I die here? I decided to write down my story so that one day, when I'm discovered, they will know who I was and why I was here. Arty has always lived in the Clearing, a small settlement in the forests of south India. But their happy life, hidden from the rest of the world, is shattered by a terrible accident. For the first time in her sixteen years, Arty must leave the only place she's ever known, into the outside world she's been taught to fear. Her only goal is to get help from a woman called Tania, who used to live in the forest, and the Uncle she knows is out there, somewhere. As she embarks on the terrifying journey, pursued by an enemy she can't fathom, Arty soon realises that not everyone is to be trusted. She's looking for answers, but what she'll learn from Tania and Uncle Matthew is a shocking truth about her past. Everything is changing too fast for this girl who came out of the woods, and is she running into a trap...?

Author Biography

The One Memory of Flora Banks published in 2017 was Emily Barr's first novel for young adults and was a global hit. Before that, she worked as a journalist in London but always hankered after a quiet room and a book to write. She went travelling for a year, which gave her an idea for a novel set in the world of backpackers in Asia. This became Backpack, an adult thriller which won the WH Smith New Talent Award, and she has since written eleven more adult novels published in the UK and around the world. She lives in Cornwall with her partner and their children.