The Scarecrows (Puffin Books)

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9780140314656: The Scarecrows (Puffin Books)

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)

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A brooding story about jealousy, hatred, murder and love from this multi-award winning author.

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