Urgle - Urgle (Hardback)
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Urgle - Urgle (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages
Published: 02/05/2013
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`When the next baby is dropped, I will leave to make room for him. He will take my place.' Abandoned at birth, the Brothers of the Ikkuma Pit know no mothers. They fend for themselves, each training their Little Brother to survive - until they grow into men and it's time for their Leaving Day. No boy knows what's beyond the forest. No Brother who left has ever come back. Until now . . . `An imaginative world with the glint of originality . . . richly conceived' Sunday Times `The writing [is] sharp and funny, the boys [are] an arresting mixture of toughness and tenderness' Guardian

Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781849397674
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 338 g
Dimensions: 204 x 137 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"An imaginative world with the glint of originality . . . richly conceived" -- Nicolette Jones * Sunday Times 'Book of the Week' *
"The Pit and its community (are) a thought-through world, the writing sharp and funny, the boys an arresting mixture of toughness and tenderness" * Guardian *
"Fierce questions are woven in to a fast paced adventure that will delight thrill seekers and deep thinkers alike." * Katy Clapham, Storytellers, Inc. *
"A fast-moving, sometimes heartbreaking adventure with enough action to keep readers entertained, [with] a subtle message that no one should be judged without having a chance to prove him- or herself." -- Laura Godfrey * Quill & Quire *
"An enticing debut" * The School Librarian *

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