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Good Boy

Written by Mal Peet

Illustrated by Emma Shoard

Part of the Super-readable YA Series

Good Boy Synopsis

Sandie has been battling it since childhood: the hulking, snarling black dog of her nightmares. For years, her precious pet dog Rabbie has kept the monster at bay, but when he is no longer there to protect her, the black dog reappears to stalk Sandie in her sleep ... Illuminating the undeniable power of Mal Peet's pared-back prose, Good Boy is an evocative examination of fear and anxiety that will leave you guessing long after its final page. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 14+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781128527
Publication date: 5th March 2019
Author: Mal Peet
Illustrator: Emma Shoard
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 88 pages

About Mal Peet

Emma Shoard is an illustrator and printmaker who graduated in 2011 from Kingston University's Illustration & Animation course. She also works part-time as a bookseller for Daunt Books. Emma has twice been longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for her work on Siobhan Dowd's The Pavee and the Buffer Girl and Mal Peet's The Family Tree. Mal Peet's many honours for his work include the Branford Boase Award, the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. He was best known for his young adult fiction, including Keeper, Tamar and Exposure. In 2017, his novel Beck - completed after his death by his ...

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