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Multi-award-winning author David Almond brings us a joyfully life-affirming and fabulously fishy tale about one boy’s journey from anguish to joy.

Stanley Potts is just an ordinary boy, but when all the jobs in Fish Quay disappear his Uncle Ernie develops an extraordinary fascination with canning fish. Suddenly their home is filled with the sound of clanging machinery and the stench of mackerel, and Uncle Ernie’s obsession reaches such heights that he would even can Stan’s beloved goldfish! Stan, however, has his own destiny, which leads him – via a hook-a-duck stall – to Pancho Pirelli, the blue-caped madman who swims with piranhas. And as Stan delves into the waters, he finally discovers who he really can be.

Product Details

Catalogue number

5138 in Books and Resources for Schools 2021

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781406337464

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Date published

September 5th, 2013

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.7; Middle years; 5.0 points

Condition

New

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