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Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week

The Battle of the Sun by Jeanette Winterson

This is not a book to dash through. It is one to read slowly or aloud, in order to explore its complexity. The city's transformation, for example, is a satirical lesson about value (which does not lie in material things); and the "battle of the sun" of the title is a both a literal battle, and a daily fight to be master of oneself. NICOLETTE JONES

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