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by Anthony McGowan
illustrated by Staffan Gnosspellius


A moving tale of one boy’s determination to save a badger cub, and protect his brother, from the hands of the local thugs.

SKU: SKU367319 Categories: ,

Reading Age: 9 Interest Age: Teen

ISBN: 978-1-78112-208-2

Longlisted for the 2014 Carnegie Medal

‘Few other writers for the young better understand the pull of the gang and the fear of the bully … Don’t miss it’ – Amanda Craig, The Times

Kenny doesn’t understand the stuff he gets into. When he goes along with some local thugs on a badger hunt, his brother Nicky steps in.

Read on with companion piece Pike and Rook.

For schools on the LIT Programme – contact us for quantity discount.

Information for Adults:This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 9.
It features a removable ‘dyslexia-friendly’ sticker.

AR Level – 4.4

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Brock by Anthony McGowan

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