Under the Skin

Author(s): Catherine MacPhail; Tom Percival (Illustrator)

Middle Fiction (8-12) | Barrington Stoke

Catherine Macphail is the award-winning author of over thirty books for children including Run Zan Run and Roxy's Baby. She has won numerous awards including the Scottish Children's Book Award which she has won twice.

Tom Percival grew up in a caravan without electricity. He now lives in a house, and spends his time writing and drawing. He illustrates other people's books as well as writing his own, and his artwork for Derek Landy's Skulduggery Pleasant has been creeping out children all over the world for many years. Tom lives in Rodburgh, Gloucestershire.At last, Omar's family are safe and have somewhere to live. But life in a new country isn't easy and life on the estate is proving even harder thanks to Sam. Sam's always there - in Omar's tower block, in his class, and in his face. He wants to push Omar around, but Omar's not giving up on his new life and he's ready to push back.A beautiful edition of this pertinant and multi-layered tale of resilience in the face of prejudice.


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  • : 9781781128473
  • : Barrington Stoke, Limited
  • : Barrington Stoke Ltd
  • : February 2019
  • : ---length:- '7.8'width:- '5.2'units:- Inches
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  • : 64
  • : Paperback
  • : Catherine MacPhail; Tom Percival (Illustrator)