Five heart-stopping true stories of terror and triumph, told by the man who tried to make life better for these troubled children ...
Clive, a thirteen-year-old victim of terrifying demonic visions, tells frightening stories of abuse and imprisonment. Could they be genuine?
Patrick, twelve, bravely setting out to find the truth about his birth family - however painful it may be ...
Six-year-old Johnny, tiny and undernourished, desperately tries to recover from a brain-injury inflicted by his drunken and violent father ...
At fourteen, Katie is so aggressive that the authorities have put her in special care, away from other children. What could be the cause of such fury?
And in a grim island prison, a lumbering bully ponders his crimes against his twin children, Larry and Francey - while his sadistic and conniving wife, the real monster behind his actions, tries to fool the state into returning the traumatised boy and girl to her care.
That rare beast: a serious work of non-fiction that reads like a thriller ... by turns funny, angry, touching and, ultimately, almost unbearably moving, it is a stunning achievement. -- John Connolly on * Wednesday's Child * That rare beast: a serious work of non-fiction that reads like a thriller ... by turns funny, angry, touching and, ultimately, almost unbearably moving, it is a stunning achievement. -- John Connolly on * Wednesday's Child *
About Shane Dunphy
In fifteen years as a child protection worker, Shane Dunphy saw children growing up in horrific situations. He also saw their amazing ability to survive those unpromising beginnings. Shane is now a tutor on childcare courses and a respected commentator on child protection issues.
Hush, Little Baby by Shane Dunphy
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