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Pigeon English

Author: Stephen Kelman
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Children's, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Harry Opoku, starting a new life on a London estate is hard. There are so many rules: to pass a ball, you gotta say 'man on'; if you swap trainers, there's no swapping back; if you go around a puddle, you're a girl. When Harri's friend is murdered outside the local takeaway - his football boots hanging in tribute on the railings - Harri know that getting behind the police tape, to the truth, isn't a game. But he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Kelman
ISBN: 9781408828205 1408828200
OCLC Number: 754168446
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Stephen Kelman.

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The humour, the resilience, the sheer ebullience of its narrator - a hero for our times - should ensure the book becomes, deservedly, a classic * Daily Mail * This is a book which needs to be read Read more...

 
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