Mind the Gap - Super-readable YA (Paperback)Phil Earle (author)
When Mikey's dad died, something in Mikey died too. He loved his old man and he never stopped dreaming that one day his dad would land the role of a lifetime, prove them all wrong, and rock back up to the estate in the flashiest car anyone had ever seen. Now there's just numbness, and not caring, and really, really stupid decisions. He says the worst of it is that he can't evenremember his dad's voice any more. Eventually Mikey's best mate can't bear it any more, and so he sets out to give Mikey the memories - and his dad's voice - back.
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm
"Trainspotting for the Young Adult reader" -- The Times
"It stays with you, it becomes part of you. Tough, funny and incredibly moving, it's a book that you'll read in one sitting, but remember for the rest of your life. From the very first word to the final full stop, Mind The Gap is an absolute gem" -- Kevin Brooks
"A powerful, emotional and honest story ... The setting and the dialogue feel real and raw, the pace is relentless and the resolution satisfying and clever" -- Books for Keeps
"A moving, funny, book which deals beautifully with the nature and strength of male friendship and boys' relationships with their dads" -- BookTrust
"A moving and meaningful story which captures the irreplaceable importance of friendship" -- LoveReading4Kids
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