Stone Robbers by Tish Farrell
  

Synopsis

Stone Robbers by Tish Farrell

No wonder Rico hates his Mayan culture. His dad died fighting to keep the old ways. Now Rico and his sister Delfina must scratch a living selling clothes in San Pedro market. But it's hard when swindlers like Enzo try to cheat them. Rico means to kill Enzo, but then he makes a strange discovery - something from the Mayan past that could change everything. Recently republished as a new edition, this book is one of the Shades 2.0 series. This book is perfect for reluctant teens who still want an exciting, unpatronising story that is relevant to their interests and concerns, but who don't want to read a longer novel. With a length of only 6,000 words, and filled with drama, this story will appeal to all reluctant teen readers.

About the Author

Tish Farrell is a freelance writer, local activist and blogger. She completed a degree in Prehistory and Archaelogy at Sheffield and began her writing career following eight years spent in Africa. Her first book 'Jessicah the Mountain Slayer' won 2nd prize at the 1996 Zimbabwe International Book Fair, while her picture book 'Flame Tree Market' picked up first prize. She is passionate about bridging cultures through her work and aims to write stories that explore what makes us human. Tish has also written award-winning short stories and a non-fiction educational series, Write Your Own, as well as being involved in producing exhibition text and guides. She is a member of the Society of Authors and of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Tish Farrell
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Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

1st July 2013

ISBN

9781781272145


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