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Feather Boy (Blue Peter Book Awards Winner) By Nicky Singer

Feather Boy (Blue Peter Book Awards Winner)
by Nicky Singer

Robert Nobel, the school pariah, triumphs over his own fears and the school bully, in this extraordinary tale of self-empowerment, legend and death.

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Robert Nobel, the school pariah, triumphs over his own fears and the school bully, in this extraordinary tale of self-empowerment, legend and death. Robert is a boy who can do anything -- or so old Edith Sorrel at the nursing home tells him. Robert doesn't think so, knowing as he does that he is the school geek. But something compels him to do what Edith asks -- to visit old Chance House, where a boy once fell to his death from the top floor flat, to confront his fears and find some answers. Niker the bully thinks this is a great laugh. He challenges Robert to spend the night at Chance House with him -- but there the balance of power changes, and it is Robert who proves to be the stronger. Niker feels threatened by the change -- and when he finds out Robert's secret obsession, to make the dying Edith Sorrel a coat of feathers like in the old legend of the Firebird, he knows just how to wrest his old power back. But just how important is the coat of feathers? Could it really save Edith's life?

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GOR000488696
Feather Boy (Blue Peter Book Awards Winner)
Nicky Singer
Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-01-01
288
0007120265
9780007120260
Short-listed for Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: The Book I Couldn't Put Down 2002 Short-listed for Blue Peter Book Award (Book I Couldn't Put Down Prize) 2002
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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