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Suitable for 11 - 14 years

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Product description

Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived on the edge of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird’s The Garbage King takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey. When Mamo’s mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis Ababa. Stolen by a child-trafficker and sold to a farmer, he is cruelly treated. Escaping back to the city, he meets another, very different runaway. Dani is rich, educated – and fleeing his tyrannical father. Together they join a gang of homeless street boys who survive only by mutual bonds of trust and total dependence on each other.

Product Details

Catalogue number

8116 in Secondary Rewards Catalogue 2019/20

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781509802951

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books

Date published

July 7th, 2016

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  • 336 pages
Condition

New

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