Skarrs (Paperback)Catherine Forde (author)
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 07/04/2008
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. Danny-Boy shaves his head for Grampa Dan's funeral and the barber tells him he looks like a prisoner of war. Danny-Boy doesn't care - he's on a downward spiral. Drinking, cutting school, obsessed with the sick, violent lyrics of Skarrs. Lyrics based on the real-life nightmare that broke Grampa Dan. When Danny finds out the truth about Grampa Dan he has one last chance to put things right. Catherine Forde - author of Sugarcoated, Fat Boy Swim and Firestarter has created a brilliant story of anguish and anger. A gripping, emotive and insightful book for young adults. Praise for Catherine Forde: On Skarrs the Guardian said: 'A novel that is both troubling and inspirational.' Publishing News said: 'A heady mix of broken-glass emotions ...and page-turning storytelling.' On Tug of War the Independent said: 'Another gripping story.' Books for Keeps said: 'A raw and perceptive story.' Sunday Telegraph said 'Delicious'. On Firestarter the Bookseller said: 'A gripping and edgy thriller that keeps the reader on the edge of their seat.' On Fat Boy Swim, The Times said: 'Powerful, empowering ...crackles with teenage anger and pain.' The Sunday Telegraph said: 'should be force-fed to every secondary school child in the country'.
Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
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