Amelia Dee and the Peacock Lamp

In this edgy, touching, thought-provoking novel from the coautho of the Hazel Green series, a girl learns a great deal about herself and her family while solving a mystery

Amelia Dee lives in the yello house on Marburg Street, where a rare bronze lamp hangs outside her bedroom door. No one knows where it came from or how it got there. Only she, Amelia thinks, knows the ecret that the lamp contains. But she is wrong. When Mr. Vishwanath introduces Amelia to the Princess Parvin Kha-Douri, the puzzle of the lamp becomes even deeper. Where has the princess seen it before? Why is she so bitter and angry? And most importantly, what should Amelia do about it? In solving the ystery, Amelia risks revealing a secret of her own.
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Published November 1st 2011 by Allen & Unwin (first published October 2007
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I must say that Odo Hirsch is becoming more and more an author that parents who read literary fiction give to their kids.

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