Panther - David Owen (Paperback) 03-03-2016 Short-listed for The Sheffield Children's Book Awards 2016 (UK). Long-listed for CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016 (UK).

Panther - David Owen (Paperback) 03-03-2016 Short-listed for The Sheffield Children's Book Awards 2016 (UK). Long-listed for CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016 (UK).

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Life isn't going terribly well for Derrick; he's become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he's hopelessly in love with a girl way out of his league, and it's all because of his sister. Her depression, and its grip on his family, is tearing his life apart. When rumours start to circulate that a panther is roaming wild in his south London suburb, Derrick resolves to turn capture it. Surely if he can find a way to tame this beast, he'll be able to stop everything at home from spiraling towards disaster? Panther is a bold and emotionally powerful novel that deals candidly with the effects of depression on those who suffer from it, and those who suffer alongside them.