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The fire-eaters

Author: David Almond; Hodder Children's Books,
Publisher: London : Hodder Children's Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of two months in the life of Bobby Burns who leads a happy life with his parents in Keely Bay until, suddenly, his whole world seems to fall apart - It all seems to follow his meeting with McNulty.
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Genre/Form: Supernatural
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Almond; Hodder Children's Books,
ISBN: 0340773820 9780340773826
OCLC Number: 52324974
Notes: "Parts of this novel appeared, in an earlier form, in the magazines Panurge and Stand and in A Kind of Heaven ..."--Title page verso.
Awards: Whitbread Children's Book award ; Smarties Book Prize Gold award.
Description: 249 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David Almond.

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David Almond's exceptional novel - winner of the Whitbread Award and the Smarties Book Prize. Also available as an unabridged audio recording, read by the author.  Read more...

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