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Clay By David Almond

by David Almond

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Part of the "Hodder Literature" series, this title aims to inspire readers for today's classroom.
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Clay Summary

Clay: Education Edition by David Almond

Hodder Literature: an exciting series of literature titles for Key Stage 3 for whole class use. Davie and his best friend Geordie are ordinary boys, growing up in a close-knit Catholic community in Tyneside. Then a new boy arrives. Stephen Rose has a disturbed past but he also possesses artistic talents and a strange power over people. Stephen makes astonishingly lifelike clay models and persuades Davie to help him make a clay monster who will obey his creators. The monster comes to life and seems torn between the 'good' Davie and the 'evil' Stephen. Then Steven uses the monster, Clay, to attack the local bully Martin Mould (Mouldy). Mouldy is killed and this creates a crisis of conscience for Davie. Stephen disappears and Davie gains some peace by burying Clay's remains in his garden. Was he ever real or not? As Davie says at the end of the book: 'You don't believe me. Doesn't matter. Tell yourself it's just a story, nothing more.'>

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Clay Reviews

Another stunning and stimulating book from David Almond... Highly recommended! -- English Drama Media 20060601 Your pupils will enjoy this, I am certain. Do try it. -- SATIPS English Broadsheet 20060901

About David Almond

David Almond has written many award-winning books including 'The Fire-Eaters', 'Skellig' and 'Kit's Wilderness'. He has won the Gold Smarties Award and the Carnegie Medal.

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Clay: Education Edition by David Almond
David Almond
Hodder Literature
Used - Very Good
Hodder Education
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.