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The Badness of Ballydog

Written by Garrett Carr

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Can a town be full of badness? When Ewan is moved there against his will he can feel the force of something coming. Something unknown but something to be feared. May knows it too, and Andrew. Will anyone believe the children and will these three very different teenagers be able to do anything to save the town from its terrible fate?  A debut novel with a supernatural touch from an author with a very vivid imagination.

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The Badness of Ballydog Synopsis

Something is coming ...something big.

May knows it, but no one will listen to her. She's an outcast due to her odd ways and freakish ability with animals.

Andrew knows it, but he has his position as gang leader to maintain.

Ewan knows it, but what can he do? The sea creature is the biggest living thing on the face of the earth. And it won't stop until it has destroyed Ballydog.

Can three teenagers save the baddest town in the world from its fate? And is it even worth saving?

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ISBN: 9781847385291
Publication date: 04/02/2010
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781847385291
Publication date: 4th February 2010
Author: Garrett Carr
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: Debuts of the Month, eBooks

About Garrett Carr

32-year-old Garrett Carr comes from a town in the west of Ireland a bit like Ballydog.He has worked as a cook, a fruit-picker, a brickie, a web-developer, but mainly as anillustrator. He has worked for governmental agencies in his native Ireland and fordevelopment agencies in Latin America. He now lives in Belfast, where he contributesto the city's burgeoning literary scene with publications, exhibitions, and readings ofhis work. He has been studying at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry where hewas taught by author Ian Sansom. This is the first book in a trilogy about May,Andrew and Ewan - ...

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