Pig-Heart Boy (Paperback)Malorie Blackman (author)
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You're thirteen. All you want is a normal life. But most normal kids don't need heart transplants.
So there's this doctor. He says there's a chance for you. But he also says it's experimental, controversial and risky. And it's never been done before.
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, this is a powerful, thought-provoking story from the award-winning Malorie Blackman.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 129 mm
Engrossing story * Daily Telegraph *
A sensitive and informative story that provides a vivid insight into transgenics and xenotransplantations and still manages to squeeze in the inevitable guinea-pig and piggy in the middle jokes * Independent *
Great for older readers able to tackle issues * First *
A bizarre yet strangely realistic book . . . The plot is well developed with many unexpected twists * The Times *
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