Set in the north-west of England, each of these powerful stories abounds with absorbing situations and memorable characters. Meet cussed, rebellious Miss Brady, who lives with a badger on a barge; the reviled old shepherd, Reicker; Sally Beck, a topiary gardener with an extraordinary past; the reclusive Egg Man; proudly independent Jakey...and the young people whose lives they profoundly affect.
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One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a collection of five stories which focus on encounters between young and old.Review:
"One of the most exciting and talented writers we have." Philip Pullman "An amazingly gifted writer." The Times Educational Supplement"
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Book Description Fontana/ Collin, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006725813