The Boswall Kidnapping Band 17/Diamond by Keith Gray
  

Synopsis

The Boswall Kidnapping Band 17/Diamond by Keith Gray

When Alex's dad drags him to Boswall and Sons, the local department store, he never expects to find himself thrown into a world of kidnap and spies. Written by Carnegie-nominated author Keith Gray, this fast-paced, exciting book shows that things aren't always as they seem...* Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. * A mystery story * A plan of the department store on pages 54 and 55 allows readers to recap the journey the boys make. * Curriculum Links: Citizenship: Choices

About the Author

Keith Gray

31-year-old Keith was born and brought up in Grimsby and knew from an early age that he wanted to be a writer. When he received 0% for his accountancy exams he decided to pursue his dream. He has since gone on to win the Angus Book Award and the silver medal in the Smarties Prize. He has twice been shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Booktrust Teen Prize and the Scottish Arts Council Book Award. Rave reviews about his writing have appeared in every broadsheet. Keith was a judge for the Blue Peter Book Award, the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Kathleen Fiedler Award. He has just been asked to judge next year's Booktrust Teen Prize. He was recently interviewed on Radio 4 with Jacqueline Wilson about writing for teens, was featured on Live and Kicking, and his novel The Warehouse has been optioned for television. Keith is now a full-time writer living in Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Keith Gray
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Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

5th January 2011

ISBN

9780007336425


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