Boys Don't Cry (Paperback)Malorie Blackman (author)
In Boys Don't Cry, bestselling author Malorie Blackman explores the unchartered territory of teenage fatherhood.
You're waiting for the postman - he's bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist - a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby.
You're happy to look after it, just for an hour or two. But then she doesn't come back - and your future suddenly looks very different.
Malorie's dramatic new novel will take you on a journey from tears to laughter and back again.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 223 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
Blackman's emotional intelligence is such that Boys Don't Cry should be read aloud in every secondary school * The Times *
Her writing at its best, creating characters and a story which, once read, will not easily go away * Independent *
Blackman grapples with contemporary issues without ever letting them overwhelm the story and characterisation. A winner * Financial Times *
This is an adroit investigation of family relations, very clearly portrayed * Daily Telegraph *
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