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The Cellist’s Notebook
by Kittie Lambton

The Cellist's Notebook is a charming, life-affirming tale of discovery surrounding an old family mystery.
A young girl's curiosity, her love of a little melody and the beauty of a cello evokes memories long

Set in the present day, ten-year-old Emily Peters is spending the summer with her Nana Rose,
a retired piano teacher, in rural Cumbria whilst Emily’s sister Lizzie travels to Paris for a French
exchange.  When Emily notices an old photograph of a cellist dating back to the Second World War
and discovers cellos and an old music manuscript in the attic, her Nana tells of the touching and
compelling story of her brother Leni, a linguist, cellist and music composer, whose disappearance
was marked ‘ultimate fate unknown’ following World War II. 

Emily’s love of the unfinished cello melody, found in her Great Uncle Leni’s music notebook,
evokes memories for her Nana Rose and Emily returns to Norfolk with a passion to play the cello
and a determination to learn the long-lost melody. A series of events unfold that change the life of
Emily and her family forever.

Information about the Book
Title: The Cellist’s Notebook
Author: Kittie Lambton
Release Date: 30th January 2020
Genre: YA
Page Count: 68
Publisher: Clink Street Publishing

Author Information
Kittie Lambton was born in 1975 in Norfolk, England. She is a cellist, and has been providing music tuition
for over fifteen years. She is an advocate for all children being able to learn musical instruments from a
young age. Her early learning of the cello with her cello tutor in Norwich, Norfolk has created warm
memories that inspired the writing of this book. Kittie enjoys exploring the science behind how music
can evoke and improve memory and the importance of music in our everyday lives. She was recently
awarded second place in the Westgate on Sea Literary Festival Short Story Competition 2019.

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