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Title: UNHOOKING THE MOON
By: Gregory Hughes
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1849162956
ISBN 13: 9781849162951
Publisher: HACHETTE CHILDREN'S GROUP
Pub. date: 29 April, 2010
Pages: 240
Description: A funny, joyful, touching road-trip adventure, with the most magical, entertaining girl character to ever dance through the pages of a children's book.
Synopsis: Meet the Rat: A dancing, football-playing gangster-baiting ten-year-old. When she foresaw her father's death, she picked up her football and decided to head for New York. Meet her older brother Bob: Protector of the Rat, but more often her follower, he is determined to find their uncle in America and discover a new life for them both. On their adventures across the flatlands of Winnipeg and through the exciting streets of New York, Bob and the Rat make friends with a hilarious con man and a famous rap star, and escape numerous dangers. But is their Uncle a rich business man, or is the word on the street, that he something more sinister, true? And will they ever find him? Hughes has created a funny, warm, unique world that lives and breathes. Like I Capture the Castle, Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Curious Incident, Hughes' story and characters will resonate for many and for years to come.
Key Stage: UK School Key Stage 2
Publication: UK
Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
Prizes: Winner of Booktrust Teenage Prize 2010 Short-listed for Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2010
Returns: Returnable
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