The Apple Tart of Hope

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

10-12 years

2014 Nominee

Independent Booksellers Award

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12 February 2015
9781444011159
272 pages
Synopsis

'A moving and poignant tale about the redemptive power of friendship' - Louise O'Neill, bestselling author of Asking for It

Oscar Dunleavy is missing, presumed dead.

His bike was found at sea, beyond the pier, and everyone in town has accepted this as a teenage tragedy.

Except for his best friend, Meg.

Oscar's kind, always cheerful, and makes the world's best apple tarts.

Meg knows he isn't dead ...

... and she's going to prove it.

Part mystery, part sweet romance ... Young readers will be hooked from the get-go.

PEOPLE, The Best Children’s Books of 2016

Part mystery, part sweet romance ... Young readers will be hooked from the get-go.

PEOPLE, The Best Children’s Books of 2016

This novel is gentle and mild but it has hidden powers, too.

Martin Chilton, THE TELEGRAPH