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Andrea Cheng

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Andrea Cheng teaches English as a second language in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she lives with her husband and three children. Honeysuckle House is based in part on the experiences of her children. She is also the author of the novels Marika , The Lace Dowry , Eclipse , and The Bear Makers .
    6th October 2016

    The Bear

    One night a great big, white polar comes to stay with Tilly. The bear's got black hooked claws and huge yellow teeth; ... More

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    21st June 2019

    Bees in the City

    The solution, he realizes, is in the rooftop gardens and window boxes of his apartment neighbors, representing a varied ... More

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    1st September 2005

    Shanghai Messenger

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    21st October 2010

    Only One Year

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    1st August 2009

    Honeysuckle House

    Ten-year-old Sarah Misses her best friend and neighbour, Victoria, terribly. She still waits for her in the back garden ... More

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    1st April 2005

    The Lace Dowry

    Dowry. The word sounds like something from the Middle Ages. "Mama, I don't need a dowry," I say quickly. "Nobody in Buda... More

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    1st April 2011

    Where Do You Stay?

    Jerome is staying with his Aunt Geneva and her family, now that his mother has passed away. Aunt Geneva does her best to... More

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    1st August 2002

    Marika

    As a young girl in Budapest in the 1930s, Marika dreams of growing up to be a scientist or maybe an explorer. An older b... More

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