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Rook

Paperback edition released 08/06/2017

by Anthony McGowan

Part of the The Truth of Things Series

Rook Synopsis

When Kenny and Nicky rescue a rook left for dead, Kenny is determined to keep it alive. Nicky doubts the scruffy bird will make it, but then Nicky has plenty else to worry about. This time, it's not his dad or Kenny who need help - his dad's sorting his life out and Kenny's busy making plans with his new best mate. Now it's Nicky's turn to struggle - with a school bully, his first love and the fact that everything is about to go very, very wrong. Shortlisted for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781781127230
Publication date: 8th June 2017
Author: Anthony McGowan
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Primary Genre Children’s / Teenage fiction: General fiction

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ISBN: 9781781127230
Publication date: 08/06/2017
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About Anthony McGowan

Anthony McGowan is the author of many critically acclaimed YA novels Hellbent, Henry Tumour and The Knife that Killed Me, the last of which has been released as a film. He won the 2006 BookTrust Teenage Prize, the 2007 Catalyst Award and has been shortlisted for a raft of other major children's literature prizes, including the Carnegie Medal for Rook in 2018. McGowan was born in Manchester, attended school in Leeds and now lives in London.

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