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Escape from Nettle Farm by Justin Davis

Escape from Nettle Farm

Written by Justin Davis
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Escape from Nettle Farm by Justin Davis

Escape from Nettle Farm, a children's novel, tells the story about Harvey, a Newfoundland puppy. He's the smallest pup, with big ears and feet, who's bullied by the rest of the litter. His owner, a grumpy farmer, is mean and dishonest and breeds the pups as a profitable sideline to support his hobby of restoring farm machinery. When all of the other puppies are homed, Harvey is told that he's to be sent to a working farm with a cruel owner, in exchange for an old tractor. Terrified of what lies in store, he escapes...and is found by Millie Baker and her Dad at the allotments. Falling in love with Harvey, Millie enters him into a puppy competition - little does she know that the grumpy farmer is going to be there and will try and steal Harvey from his loving new owners. Is Harvey safe with the Bakers? Will he overcome the kidnapping attempt? Can he win the competition? Escape from Nettle Farm is a beautiful full-colour children's picture book, ideal for young readers aged 5-10 - to support progression from assisted to independent reading.

About the Author

Justin Davis has a passion for how literature can help children progress from assisted reading to independent reading and has written an exciting novel to engage and motivate them. He trained in writing children's fiction and read a wide range of books to experience different styles before opting for his own blend of adventure, wit and enchanting colourful illustrations. Justin's three young children inspired Escape from Nettle Farm, book one in a series; he plans to release Spy Danger, book two, in 2017. Justin lives in a small village in Northamptonshire.

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120 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

28th November 2016



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