Scavengers (Paperback)
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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 07/03/2019
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A Guardian/Observer Best Book of 2019 Empathy Lab's 2021 Read for Empathy Collection Landfill has lived his whole life as a scavenger, running with wooflings, swimming with turtles and feasting on whatever he can catch. Old Babagoo has always looked after him, on one condition. Follow Babagoo's rules. And the most important rule of all is NEVER go beyond the wall. But Landfill longs to venture Outside. And some rules are made to be broken.

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781474956024
Number of pages: 336
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm


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A book unlike any other - I was totally unprepared for the twists! * Alex Wheatle, Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize *
Extraordinary... A hugely compassionate, sophisticated novel. * The Observer *
This coming-of-age novel raises questions about the throwaway culture and the building of walls. * Socialist Review *

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“Rubbish has never been this good”

Darren Simpson has created a unique setting for Landfill and Babagoo's adventures and trials. It's unsettling at first and the reader is left to figure what everything means as you go along. The dialogue is... More

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“Scavengers by Darren Simpson”

I wasn't sure if I was going to like this book as it is classed as Children's fiction and I am in my sixties! However, given that it was recommended to me I thought I would give it a try. Imagine my surprise... More

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“Unearthing a gem”

Scavengers is a page-turner from the start, an unrelentingly vivid and compelling setup, its detail, sometimes visceral, bursting with memorable imagery, making a gripping and hugely entertaining read.

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