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Winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal.
River Boy has all the hallmarks of a classic - it deepens with re-reading and takes the reader on a journey. You are not the same person at the end of the book.' carnegie Medal Judges
Grandpa refuses to stay in hospital, as he is determined to finish his painting, 'River Boy', before he goes. At first Jess can't understand his refusal, but then she too becomes involved in the painting. And when she meets the river boy himself, she finds she is caught up in a challenge of her own that she must complete - before it's too late.
|Publication date:||7th September 2006|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|
Tim was our Guest Editor in February 2011. Click here to see his selections. Tim Bowler is one of the UK’s most compelling and original writers for teenagers. He was born in Leigh-on-Sea and after studying Swedish at University he worked in forestry, the timber trade, teaching and translating before becoming a full-time writer. He lives with his wife in a small village in Devon and his workroom is an old stone outhouse known to friends as ‘Tim’s Bolthole’. Tim has written eighteen books and won fifteen awards, including the prestigious Carnegie Medal for ...More About Tim Bowler
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