Bitter Chocolate by Sally Grindley
  

Bitter Chocolate

Written by Sally Grindley

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Pascal's life is like any other boy's as he worries about his English classes and his football skills - until the day rebels come to his village and everything changes. On the run with friends, Pascal finds himself at the mercy of some tough events but it is not until he ends up working in a cocoa plantation that he realises he must endeavour to find his family and to set himself free from his enslavement. Armed only with his determination and supported by his friend, Kojo, Pascal has a difficult battle ahead of him.

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Bitter Chocolate by Sally Grindley

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'Grindley's story is suitable for children in upper Key Stage 2 and works well as a class reader, providing many opportunities for discussion about the plight of children in war-torn countries'

About the Author

Sally Grindley

Sally was our Guest Editor for December 2010. Click here to see her book selections.

Sally began writing in 1984 while she was working for a nationwide children's book club. She has been a full-time author since 1995 and has had over 140 books published. She won the prestigious Smarties Gold Prize in 2005 for her novel ‘Spilled Water’, and 'Shhh' won the Children's Book Award in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has also won and been shortlisted for a number of other awards. Sally is lauded for her ability to write across a wide range of subjects and for a wide range of ages – from street kids to giants and from toddlers to pre-teens.

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Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Sally Grindley
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Author's Website

www.sallygrindley.co.uk/

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

7th June 2010

ISBN

9780747595021

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