Mining for tin in deep, dangerous trenches is the only life that Tono has ever known. Worked to the brink of exhaustion each day, his only escape is in the precious moments when he reads his dad's old comics. In a world of heroes and superpowers, he can forget the terrifying mining pits. But an underwater avalanche, a glimpse of something bright red in the sandy seabed, and a canny sidekick are about to transform Tono's life forever ...Fate collides with a stark reality in this truly unique and unforgettable story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Number of pages: 120
Weight: 190 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 10 mm
"A powerful and inspiring story, and one that will get children thinking about the world and their place in it" -- LoveReading4Schools
"Cole's prose is vivid and visceral, with nuanced characterisation and evocative descriptions that make a global issue feel deeply personal" -- CBI, Recommended Reads
"A brilliant, diverse, and truly original book" -- Askews and Holts Library Services
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