One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this novel won the 1981 Carnegie Medal. A boy's anger and misery about his detested new stepfather are worked out through three scarecrows in a field near his home.
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"Powerfully blends an exceptionally chilling drama with a story of insight and compassion about unhappiness" (Julia Eccleshare Guardian)
"Robert Westall is the father of the golden age of children's literature in this century, quite unrivalled in his sharpness of observation and pace of narrative" (Michael Morpurgo)
"A brooding story about jealousy, hatred, murder and love" (Parents News)
"A hard-hitting book . . . a must-read from this ever popular author" (Teaching & Learning)
"Atmospheric, perceptive and brilliant" (Daily Echo)
A brooding story about jealousy, hatred, murder and love from this multi-award winning author.
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Book Description Puffin, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Bookseller Inventory # CHL2018319
Book Description Penguin Books. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0140314652I5N00
Book Description Puffin Books 28/04/1983, 1983. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780140314656
Book Description Puffin Books 28/04/1983, 1983. Book Condition: Good. This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780140314656
Book Description Puffin Books 28/04/1983, 1983. Book Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780140314656
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # PL01546157B
Book Description Puffin, London, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. paperback / softback. Tight clean crisp carefully owned paperback as shown. Pages tanned, free of markings or reading creases. Book. Bookseller Inventory # L15108
Book Description Puffin Plus, 1983. Book Condition: Reading Copy. Reprint. Covers worn. Pages tanned. Bookseller Inventory # 85588
Book Description Puffin, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 20127jga043
Book Description Puffin, Uk, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Good+. some minor shelf wear, some very minor wear to edges and corners, minor weart to spine, a very good tight clean copy. there were three figures standing amongst the turnips - quite still and motionless, he had to know what they were doing there. Bookseller Inventory # 613983