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Publication date7th April 2008
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
Step back to Shakespeare's time in this thrilling adventure story which weaves togther a real and an imaginary past. Pip sets off to London to search for his father and to prove that he can become a famous knife fighter, like him. But London is a scary place and soon Pip finds that his life is in great danger. Luckily, he makes two very unual friends - including Shakespear himself.
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SynopsisBearkeeper by Josh Lacey
A fearless boy with a fierce friend Pip is a blacksmith's apprentice - but he longs to be a famous knife-fighter like his dead father. Alone in London, he meets great danger and two odd allies. One is hairy and hungry. The other is William Shakespeare.
About The Author
Josh Lacey was born in London. He is the eldest of seven children, with two younger brothers and four sisters. He still lives in London, now with his wife and baby.
Josh Lacey is the author of God is Brazilian, a biography of the man who introduced football to Brazil. He also writes under the name Joshua Doder, and his Grk novels have been received with acclaim; A Dog Called Grk was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award as well as many regional prizes, while Grk and the Pelotti Gang was shortlisted for the 2006 Blue Peter Book Awards in the ‘Book I Couldn't Put Down’ category.
Josh Lacey worked as a journalist, a screenwriter and a teacher before publishing his first novel. He is now a regular contributor to The Guardian.
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