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The Fall

Written by Anthony McGowan

Illustrated by Staffan Gnosspelius

Featured Books for 13+ readers General Fiction

LoveReading View on The Fall

Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8+. Powerful novel by an award-winning author, charting a boy’s harrowing schooldays in a sink estate in Liverpool. Two's company and three's a crowd, one has got to go.  This is a terrifically taut and short novel and perfect for reluctant and struggling readers as it has a reading age of around 8 but an interest age appropriate for teens.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 13+

Barrington Stoke is the foremost publisher of dyslexia friendly books and those for reluctant readers.  Here on Lovereading4kids we are constantly selecting new titles and refreshing our special dyslexia friendly category.

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The Fall Synopsis

Mog clings to the social fringe through association with Chris. But when Chris befriends loser Duffy and threatens Mog's status, Mog takes drastic action. There will be consequences...A tragic tale of betrayal, sparsely and finely told by a master of teen storytelling.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 13+

The Fall Press Reviews

'McGowan is a wonderful writer' The Guardian

'One of the most talented writers around' The Times

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Publication date: 03/09/2015
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Format: Paperback

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Book Information

ISBN: 9781781125175
Publication date: 3rd September 2015
Author: Anthony McGowan
Illustrator: Staffan Gnosspelius
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 88 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: Super-readable Dyslexia-friendly

About Anthony McGowan

Anthony McGowan is the author of many critically acclaimed YA novels and won the 2006 BookTrust Teenage Prize, the 2007 Catalyst Award and has been shortlisted for a raft of other major children’s literature prizes, including the Carnegie Medal for Rook in 2018. McGowan was born in Manchester, attended school in Leeds and now lives in London. Photo credit Jerry Bauer

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