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Under the Hawthorn Tree

Under the Hawthorn Tree

(1990)
(The first book in the Children of the Famine series)
A novel by

 
The first book in the famine trilogy

Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book. The phenomenal success of this original and enthralling book is celebrated with this beautiful hardback gift edition. This novel has become a classic for young readers worldwide. Under the Hawthorn Tree continues to go from strength to strength and this new edition is a must for any collection.

Ireland in the 1840s is devastated by famine. When tragedy strikes their family, Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of the dreaded workhouse, they escape. Their one hope is to find the great aunts they have heard about in their mother's stories.With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess.

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Used availability for Marita Conlon-McKenna's Under the Hawthorn Tree


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Hardback Editions

November 2001 : USA Hardback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 0613960858 / 9780613960854 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tandem Library
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

September 2001 : UK Hardback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 0862787432 / 9780862787431 (UK edition)
Publisher: O'Brien Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

May 1991 : USA Hardback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 0670837741 / 9780670837748 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

October 1990 : USA Hardback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 0823408388 / 9780823408382 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holiday House
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree (Children of the Famine)
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 1402219067 / 9781402219061 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

March 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 0862782066 / 9780862782061 (UK edition)
Publisher: O'Brien Press
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon   Amazon UK   

September 1992 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine (VCB/Puffin)
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna
ISBN: 014036031X / 9780140360318 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon   

Kindle Editions

August 2013 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author(s): Marita Conlon-McKenna

Publisher: The O'Brien Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

 


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