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The unforgotten coat belongs to Chingis, one of two Mongolian brothers Julie knew as a child. After they unexpectedly turn up at her school ,Julie tries to help them to make sense of their new, unfamiliar surroundings. The brothers speak of their fear of a demon that has the power to make people vanish. Slowly, Julie learns the painful truth behind this demon. The Unforgotten Coat is ideal for exploring the themes of multiculturalism, immigration, cultural diversity and friendship. This award-winning novel from hugely popular children's author Frank Cottrell Boyce also offers cross-curricular possibilities.
|Publication date:||14th April 2014|
|Author:||Frank Cottrell Boyce|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Frank Cottrell Boyce won the 2004 Carnegie Medal for his first childrens book, Millions, and the 2012 Guardian Childrens Fiction Prize for The Unforgotten Coat. His books have been shortlisted for numerous other awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Costa Childrens Book Award. He is also the author of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Race Against Time, sequels to Ian Flemings classic novel. Frank is a successful screenwriter, and was the official scriptwriter for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. He lives with his family in Liverpool.More About Frank Cottrell Boyce
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