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Street Corner Dad

Written by Alan Gibbons

Illustrated by Ismael Pinteno

Street Corner Dad Synopsis

Family drama set during World War II. It's the height of World War II. Jimmy and his sister Molly are a couple of the only kids to have not been evacuated to the countryside and with no school to speak of, they lead fairly carefree lives despite the war raging around them. But tragedy strikes when their mother is killed in an air-raid and Nan, blaming their father for her death, forbids him to see the children ever again. Can Jimmy and Molly figure out a way to see their father? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781124376
Publication date: 2nd January 2015
Author: Alan Gibbons
Illustrator: Ismael Pinteno
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages

About Alan Gibbons

A former primary school teacher, Alan has written over 60 books and won many prestigious awards such as the Blue Peter Award for 'The Book I Couldn't Put Down', the Angus Book Award and the Stockport Book Award. He has also been shortlisted twice for the Carnegie Medal. As well as being a writer, Alan is also an education consultant and is a very popular speaker at schools, libraries, colleges and conferences.

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