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Bullying, name-calling, and a new school face Jim when his family halt at Dundray. The town aren't happy that his community are there and it seems such an unfriendly place until he meets a girl named Kit. But acts of prejudice are constant, the threat to Jims family is building, and Kit's friendship isn't enough to stop the violence they face. A stunning new edition of this poignant novella of the reality of life in a traveller community and the simple power of kindness.
|Publication date:||2nd May 2019|
|Publisher:||Barrington Stoke Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Siobhan Dowd was a highly regarded author, winning the Branford Boase Award, the Bisto Award and, posthumously, the Carnegie Medal. Her legacy includes the Siobhan Dowd Trust, working to bring books to deprived children, and the successes of the posthumously published The Monster Calls and The London Eye Mystery. 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. In 2018 Emma was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.More About Siobhan Dowd