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Hero

Written by Pete Johnson

Illustrated by Jen Collins

Featured Books for 11+ readers General Fiction

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A humorous and perceptive tale exploring teen life. Luke defends his sister and ends up challenging the hardest boy in school to a fight! Will he survive the showdown?

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

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Hero Synopsis

Luke's fed up with the drama of his sister's love life. But when her ex-boyfriend badmouths her around school, he rashly declares that he'll fight him. Unfortunately he's held to this promise and ends up having to fight the hardest boy in school.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781781124789
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007512249
Publication date: 27/02/2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781124789
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Pete Johnson
Illustrator: Jen Collins
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 72 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: General Fiction

About 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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