A powerful story of triumph over adversity. Main boy character Jack is a popular football player at school. He is keen to make a start at the activity week in Snowdonia, but when tragedy strikes his world is upended. An accident on the mountain leaves him paralysed in both legs and unable to walk. Confined to a wheelchair, Jack faces the toughest fight of his life.
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Paperback / softback
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Escaped teacher, now writing for children with 46 books published so far, ranging from early reading material to teenage novels. I've written 4 books for Franklin Watts, 4 for Wayland and one for Hodder.
I'm married with two grown up children and five grandchildren, no pets, though I used to have three beautiful cats, guinea pigs and rabbits. When I was a child, we kept chickens and I loved them, too.
I always have my nose in a book. I read both adult's and children's books. My favourite children's books include The Railway Children by E Nesbit, Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson, River on the Say by Philippa Pearce. My adult reading varies from Charles Dickens to many modern authors. I enjoy listening to music, classical, jazz and some pop.
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