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His Name Was Walter

Emily Rodda



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Harper Collins
01 April 2020
Children's & Educational; Crime & mystery fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Romance & relationships stories (Children's&YA)
From Australia's favourite storyteller comes a story that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery.

Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own ...

The handwritten book, with its strangely vivid illustrations, has been hidden in the old house for a long, long time. Tonight, four kids and their teacher will find it. Tonight, at last, the haunting story of Walter and the mysterious, tragic girl called Sparrow will be read - right to the very end ...

From one of Australia's most renowned children's authors, comes an extraordinary story within a story - a mystery, a prophecy, a long-buried secret. And five people who will remember this night for the rest of their lives.

PRAISE 'Another magnificent book from Emily Rodda' - Readings 'guaranteed to capture the imaginations of 8+ mystery lovers' - Better Reading AWARDS Shortlisted - 2018 Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel
By:   Emily Rodda
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   252g
ISBN:   9781460756195
ISBN 10:   1460756193
Publication Date:   01 April 2020
Recommended Age:   From 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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