Mo by Geraldine McCaughrean
  

Mo

Written by Geraldine McCaughrean

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Hilarious! Mo is a most unusual mobile phone – and definitely not one it is easy to own. Shane has always wanted a mobile phone but Mo is not the phone he wants. Mo answers back, sings opera at inconvenient moments, gets lonely and wants company, orders him about and – to make matters worse – she doesn’t have an off switch. How Shane learns to live with an unruly mobile is a lesson to all mobile phone users, everywhere.

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Synopsis

Mo by Geraldine McCaughrean

Mo is no ordinary mobile phone. She can't make calls, and worst of all, switch off. However she can tell the future... and there's danger ahead. Mo is on the run from an alien planet and when Shane offers to mind her while she's on Earth, he gets more than he'd bargained for. This is a funny tale in which the mobile phone does all the talking.

About the Author

Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is one of today's most successful and highly regarded children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times) and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband, daughter and golden retriever, Daisy. Read more about the author here.

Anne Fine on Geraldine McCaughrean:

'I reckon Geraldine McCaughrean knocks the socks off every other children's writer today. Everything she does is different and everything works – look at her list of prizes. She must write in tremendous bursts. Some years, she's so prolific the rest of us start joking that the fairies come in at night to do her work for her. Then she'll go quiet, so unlike all those writers who are persuaded by their publishers to come up with something every year, no matter how tired or drab. If Geraldine has nothing fresh to write, she doesn't write it.' (The Guardian)

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Format

Paperback (b Format)

Author

Geraldine McCaughrean
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Author's Website

www.geraldinemccaughrean.co...

Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Childrens Division

Publication date

19th January 2006

ISBN

9780340911099

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