Choose Me

by Kay Langdale

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Choose Me Synopsis

Billy is a nine-year-old orphan who is being fostered while his social worker tries to place him with a permanent family. But - rather like the animals in his favourite childhood book Dear Zoo - Billy is always sent back; he never seems to be quite what the adoptive families have in mind. And when he overhears his social worker say how difficult it is to find a family once a child turns ten, Billy realises he is up against a deadline ...

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Choose Me Press Reviews

Praise for HER GIANT OCTOPUS MOMENT: 'Readable, poignant ... the author's skill is to woo the reader into empathising with conflicting viewpoints
The Sunday Times

'Thought-provoking' ***** Woman's Own A delight to read, the characters pull at your heartstrings Candis This is both a comic and poignant read told via quirky prose, and is impossible to put down Image Sweet and sad and funny and thought-provoking U magazine An endearing child-heroine and a controversial moral question make HER GIANT OCTOPUS MOMENT a must-read Good Housekeeping Poignant novel about parenthood Woman & Home Funny and poignant Choice A poignant, at times funny, at times saddening book about morals and motherhood Tatler Ireland Brilliant new novel ... impressively plausible and realistic ... truly heartbreaking and yet life-affirming at the same time. A thoroughly enjoyable and light-hearted, engaging read. A gripping, heart-rendering story. The characters are portrayed skilfully, especially Scout, who is a wonderful child ... An extremely exciting and emotional read. New Books The sympathetic understanding of her characters, the even-handed exposition of different types of mothering and the beauty of her crystal-clear prose all come together to make this a must read. Red Vivid storytelling ... A delicately told tale of an unconventional childhood Oxford Times'

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ISBN: 9781444766851
Publication date: 12/09/2013
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444766851
Publication date: 12th September 2013
Author: Kay Langdale
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Kay Langdale

Kay Langdale taught 20th century literature at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and worked for a Marketing Consultancy as an Account Handler. She lives in Oxfordshire with her family.

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