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PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
Suitable for AgesFeatured Books for 11+ readers
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Publication date21st May 2011
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Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. Powerful novel by an award-winning author, charting a boy’s harrowing schooldays in a sink estate in Liverpool. Two's company and three's a crowd, one has got to go. This is a terrifically taut and short novel and perfect for reluctant and struggling readers as it has a reading age of around 8 but an interest age appropriate for teens.
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SynopsisThe Fall by Anthony McGowan
Mog and his mates are bored. Their school's a dump - the type of place kids get expelled to. Their lives seem pointless. The most exciting thing they do is jump over the beck: the polluted stream at the back of the school. And it's there that two separate events occur which will change Mog's life forever...
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About The Author
Anthony McGowan was born in Manchester in 1965. He has worked as a nightclub bouncer, Open University philosophy tutor, journalist and civil servant. He is married to the fashion designer and novelist Rebecca Campbell and has two children.
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