Walls by Emma Fischel
  

Walls

Written by Emma Fischel

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In a nutshell: family dynamics and friendships changed by a touch of magic

Any young person faced with family break-up will understand the frustration that Ned, hero of Emma Fischel’s new book feels. They’ll sympathise too with the hurt he experiences when his best and pretty well only friend chooses to spend time with others. But no-one – at least as far as we know – has ever developed Ned’s magical ability to ‘wallboggle’. Driven into a fury by the walls that divide his home into two houses (one for Mum, one for Dad), Ned literally barges through them, passing through the bricks and mortar as though they’re not there. Initially his new ability is just another way to vent his anger, but eventually he turns it into something positive. It’s an original story, funny and exciting too, and Ned is a complex, interesting character. The moral choices presented by his ‘wallboggling’ are subtly explored and leave readers with much to think about. ~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

Walls by Emma Fischel

Ned's life is falling apart and he is definitely, completely, totally NOT HAPPY about it. Until the night he loses his temper and something amazing happens. Something that means maybe he can get every to come back round to HIS way of thinking. Ned has just discovered he can walk through walls . . .

About the Author

Emma Fischel

Emma Fischel grew up in the country, the middle of five children, and had a happy, muddy childhood. She now lives in London and has three nearly grown-up children of her own - two boys and one girl, all very tall, and extremely useful at changing light bulbs she can't reach. Emma writes both fiction and non-fiction. Her books have been published by Bloomsbury, Usborne, Watts, and others.

Read a Q&A with Emma Fischel here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Author

Emma Fischel
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

7th June 2018

ISBN

9780192763822

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