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PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
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Publication date21st May 2009
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Come On Danny (gr8reads)
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Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 7+. Full of emotion and understanding but written in such a way that a struggling or reluctant reader will devour, Come On Danny is a hard hitting story describing the difficulties of dealing with life when everything goes wrong. Danny likes school and wants to do well. It makes up for the sad things in his life – his absent father, careless mother and the lack of money for anything. But then, even things at school begin to go wrong and Danny gives up until one day, his Dad turns up out of the blue…
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SynopsisCome On Danny (gr8reads) by Andy Croft
Danny's dad is in prison. Home is hell. His teachers hate him. Is football the only way out? Gritty realism.
About The Author
Andy Croft is an expert in his field and has written 30 books about sport for Hodder’s Livewire/Real Lives series. He teaches poetry and creative writing classes. He has also written biographies of Sol Campbell and Kelly Holmes for Barrington Stoke’s gr8read series. He lives in Middlesbrough.
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