The Land of Yesterday

The Land of Yesterday

by K. A. Reynolds

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Overview

A tender and fantastical adventure story perfect for fans of Coraline.

After Cecelia Dahl’s little brother, Celadon, dies tragically, his soul goes where all souls go: the Land of Yesterday—and Cecelia is left behind in a fractured world without him.

Her beloved house’s spirit is crumbling beyond repair, her father is imprisoned by sorrow, and worst of all, her grief-stricken mother abandons the land of the living to follow Celadon into Yesterday.

It’s up to Cecelia to put her family back together, even if that means venturing into the dark and forbidden Land of Yesterday on her own. But as Cecilia braves a hot-air balloon commanded by two gnomes, a sea of daisies, and the Planet of Nightmares, it’s clear that even if she finds her family, she might not be able to save them.

And if she’s not careful, she might just become a lost soul herself, trapped forever in Yesterday.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062673923
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 790,199
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.01(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

K. A. Reynolds is a poet and author from Winnipeg, Canada, currently residing in Maine. Her debut novel is The Land of Yesterday. Visit her at www.kareynoldsbooks.com

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The Land of Yesterday 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Beverly_Stowe More than 1 year ago
From the lovely cover of THE LAND OF YESTERDAY to the final pages, K. A. Reynolds has written a magical story of a family and a house, a house like you’ve never before seen. The Land of Yesterday is where all souls go when they die. It, too, is a land like you’ve never before seen. This is a story about the death of a young boy and the effect it has on the mother, father, and sister, as well as on their most unusual house. It took me a while to get into what was happening to the characters, but when I finally did, I understood Cecelia Dahl and what she had to do. This is a sad story about life and death, love and forgiveness. And for those that have lost family members, especially young ones, they most likely will understand Cecelia’s emotions and reasons for attempting to bring her brother home again. I think middle grade, tween, and teen readers, as well as adults will enjoy reading K. A. Reynolds stories. It would be a nice addition for school libraries, public libraries, and your personal library. Happy Reading
Anonymous More than 1 year ago