Floodland (novel)

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Author Marcus Sedgwick
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's Fantasy novel
Publisher Orion Children's Books
Publication date
2 Mar 2000
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 128 pp (first edition, paperback)
ISBN 1-85881-763-3
OCLC 41960153

Floodland is a children's fantasy novel by Marcus Sedgwick, published on March 2, 2000 by Orion Children's Books. Floodland won the Branford Boase Award in 2001 for an outstanding first published novel.

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Floodland is set in the near future where most of the United Kingdom is covered by water. The story is about a ten-year-old girl named Zoe who is left behind after her parents leave the island before the floods. She is left alone in the ruins of Norwich but escapes to Eels Island (Ely Cathedral) where she discovers a sinister society run by a strange boy named Dooby. Will she ever find her parents?

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