We've been lucky enough to interview both well known and up-and-coming children's authors. Read on to find out more.
Shif is just an ordinary boy wholikes chess, maths and racing his best friend home from school. But one day,soldiers with guns come to his door – and he knows that he is no longersafe.
Shif is forced to leave his mother and little sister,and embark on a dangerous journey; a journey through imprisonment and escape,new lands and strange voices, and a perilous crossing by land and sea. He willencounter cruelty and kindness; he will become separated from the people heloves.
Boy 87 is a gripping, upliftingtale of one boy’s struggle for survival; it echoes the story of young peopleall over the world today.
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