Traitor by Pete Johnson


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Traitor by Pete Johnson

Tom, Mia and Oliver are the victims of a gang of bullies - who waylay them on the way home from school. It's not at school, so the teachers wouldn't be able to help, and they don't want to tell their parents, so there's only one option - to pay up. At first. But as the pressure builds more and more, a terrible suspicion begins to surface: could one of the three friends be helping the bullies? And if so, just who is... the traitor?


Pete Johnson's skilfully written dialogue takes us into the story on the first page and gives the book a strong sense of immediacy and truth. There is a real menace here, and the accessible story offers food for thought - not easy answers * The Bookseller *

About the Author

Pete Johnson

Pete Johnson began work as a flm critic for BBC Radio One, then became a teacher. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How to Train Your Parents. Pete’s books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into 24 languages. Also short-listed for Blue Peter Book Award. Read more about the author here.

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192 pages


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Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st April 2002



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