For the Record
Written by Ellie Irving
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A vivid, first person story narrated by 10-year-old Luke who sets out to save his village from the threat of a new waste-incinerator plant. How Luke, helped by some great characters from the village, organises a series of record breaking events to put Port Bren on the map is a vivid story full of energy.
For the Record by Ellie Irving
Luke is a gifted but awkward ten-year-old who is obsessed with world records, and is nervous about starting senior school a year early as 'the swot with the dead dad'. When Luke's tiny, unique Jersey village is in danger of being bulldozed to the ground to make way for a waste incinerator plant, the only way to stop it is by putting the village on the map: by breaking 50 world records in a week. With the help of geeky adjudicator Simon and a colourful cast of oddball village characters, this is Luke's chance to shine, to solve his mum's relationship problems, and to face his biggest fears - with bizarre, extraordinary consequences.
About the Author
Interest Age: from 9 to 11
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