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Scappy’s life is falling apart; his mum’s left home, Grandad is getting steadily more demented, Dad is depressed and distracted as business in the scrapyard is going badly. School’s not much better – especially after it is infested with cockroaches! It looks like things can’t get much worse. But they can….! When Scrappy starts getting as series a dares texted to him he begins to be seriously afraid. Ally Kennen keeps the suspense to the end in a thrilling and moving story.
When he receives anonymous texts challenging him to bizarre dares, Scrappy's sure one of his mates is having a laugh. Anyway, his confusing teenage life just got more exciting. But the unknown sender cannot be a friend - and the challenges become increasingly dangerous. Someone knows all the secrets of Scrappy's troubled family.
|Publication date:||7th February 2011|
|Publisher:||Marion Lloyd Books an imprint of Scholastic|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
Ally Kennen comes from a proud lineage of bare-knuckle boxers, country vicars and French aristocracy. She grew up in an isolated farm on Exmoor, with no flushing toilet, dead tadpoles in the taps, and annual rat infestations. The farm was a foster home to many children and teenagers. Ally has worked as a classroom assistant, nursery nurse, museum guard and archaeologist. She is also a professional singer. Ally lives in Somerset with her husband, small daughter, smaller son and baby four chickens and a curmudgeonly cat. No woman has ever beaten Ally in an arm wrestle. In ...More About Ally Kennen
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