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The Boy Who Couldn't

Written by Rachel Coverdale

Illustrated by Michael Douglas Carr

Animals Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 11+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers

LoveReading View on The Boy Who Couldn't

Written for children but will appeal to young adults and adult readers also. The author tells the story of two differing boys and what brings them together, they both have an interest in habitats and badgers living in a wood near to where they live. It shows how friendship is important regardless of status or where they have come from. I found myself in the treehouse whilst the boys looked into the badgers and the beautifully drawn illustrations added to this. The author writes well and has a great understanding of nature and the natural world, and I literally could not put the book down and boy was there an ending. Moralistic which again will apply to both young adults and grown-ups. Recommended read.

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The Boy Who Couldn't Synopsis

A stirring, action-adventure story about two very different boys whose lives unexpectedly cross, forcing them to create an uneasy friendship.

When James and Greg stumble upon a badger-baiting plot by some dangerous criminals, their tenuous relationship is tested to breaking point. Can they overcome their differences and fears to help each other and to save the badgers?

A heartbreaking yet uplifting story about becoming the person you can be, not the person you are expected to be.

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ISBN: 9781916108011
Publication date: 15/06/2019
Publisher: Willow Breeze Publishing
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781916108011
Publication date: 15th June 2019
Author: Rachel Coverdale
Illustrator: Michael Douglas Carr
Publisher: Willow Breeze Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Animals, Family / Home Stories
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