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My Dad's a Policeman (Paperback)
  • My Dad's a Policeman (Paperback)

My Dad's a Policeman (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 17/02/2011
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The second novel, and first quick read title, from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Cathy Glass. My Dad's a Policeman is a dramatic and engaging story of a young boy with an alcoholic mother. Lonely, bullied and desperate for a life of happiness and security he tells everyone he meets his dad's a policeman. Fast-paced and compelling, this short story from Cathy Glass follows the experiences of a Ryan, a small and lonely 12-year-old boy who struggles to fit in. In an attempt to make friends, and discourage the school bullies from picking on him, Ryan tells his peers that his dad is a policeman. When the police actually turn up on Ryan's doorstep, to take him away from his alcoholic mother and put him in care, his life crumbles. It's not long before Ryan has run away, taking a long bus ride back across the city, desperate to get back to the inner-city life he knows. Keeping a low profile, and sneaking in to his best friend's house late a night for shelter, he soon discovers that he's not the only one who appears to be stretching the truth about the happiness of his home life.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007374755

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22nd March 2012
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“excellent superb 5*”

well done cathy yet again another great book ...the only one i need to read now is run mummy run

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11th April 2011
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once again cathy well done on amazing book, i read it in 2 hours could not put it down x

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