Tin Boy

by Steve Cole

On Sale: 10/01/2020

Tin Boy

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Tin Boy

by Steve Cole

illustrated by Oriol Vidal

On Sale: 10/01/2020


About the Book

The true cost of the tin that goes into our electronic devices is revealed in this striking and gripping story from the bestselling author of Young Bond.

Mining for tin in deep, dangerous trenches is the only life that Tono has ever known. Worked to the brink of exhaustion each day, his only escape is in the precious moments when he reads his dad's old comics. In a world of heroes and superpowers, he can forget the terrifying mining pits. But an underwater avalanche, a glimpse of something bright red in the sandy seabed, and a canny sidekick are about to transform Tono's life forever …Fate collides with a stark reality in this truly unique and unforgettable story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Critical Praise

<p>"Brave, committed and necessary" – The Letterpress Project</p><p>"A powerful and inspiring story, and one that will get children thinking about the world and their place in it" – LoveReading4Schools</p><p>"Cole's prose is vivid and visceral, with nuanced characterisation and evocative descriptions that make a global issue feel deeply personal" – CBI, Recommended Reads</p><p>"A brilliant, diverse, and truly original book" – Askews and Holts Library Services</p> -

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781800900097
  • ISBN 10: 1800900090
  • Imprint: Barrington Stoke
  • On Sale: 10/01/2020
  • Pages: 120
  • List Price:9.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Asia
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Environment
  • BISAC5 : JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General

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