When there is a burglary in a house up the road from Kate, she is excited. The next day at school, the playground buzzes with gossip that the burglar must be her friend Desmond's father, who has been in prison before. The Guardian Fiction Award winner also wrote "The Secret" and "The New Boy".
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A young girl sets out to catch a thief, in this engrossing tale from Ruth Thomas.About the Author:
Ruth Thomas was born in Wellington, Somerset, in 1927. She received a BA Honours Degree in English and a Diploma in Education from Bristol University and went on to teach in a number of primary schools in the East End of London. Ruth began writing soon after she retired in 1985. Her first novel The Runaways won The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. This was followed by four further critically acclaimed novels including The Secret, which was televised by Thames Television. She died in 2011.
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Book Description London, Hutchinson, 1993, 1993. 1st Ed., H/B glazed pictorial bds, VG, lib. label on spine and rear, small tear in surf. on front spine hinge, contents nice and tight, ex-lib so usual markings. Bookseller Inventory # 4083