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River Boy

Written by Tim Bowler

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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


River Boy Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9780192754448
Publication date: 07/09/2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780192754448
Publication date: 7th September 2006
Author: Tim Bowler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks

About Tim Bowler

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 ...

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