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Poppy's hero

Author: Rachel Billington
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Poppy discovers that her father Frank is in prison, she is angry and bewildered. Seeing her wonderful, heroic father in a London prison looking pale, subdued and in prison clothes, she suddenly has a brilliant idea: to free her father. She and her friend Will invent all kinds of escape ideas for him -- until she hears that he has been removed to a prison far away on an island, with five years to serve. But when  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: Rachel Billington
ISBN: 9781847801920 1847801927
OCLC Number: 751835405
Description: 276 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Billington.

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Angry when she hears her dad is in prison for fraud, his daughter makes plans for his escape with a friend.  Read more...

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A well observed story inspired by the author's 20 years of prison work. Independent on Sunday Sharply realistic, far removed from many stories on this theme, in which the accusation against a parent Read more...

 
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