The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas - David Almond; Oliver Jeffers (Paperback) 05-09-2013

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas - David Almond; Oliver Jeffers (Paperback) 05-09-2013

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Multi-award-winning author David Almond brings us a joyfully life-affirming and fabulously fishy tale about one boy's journey from anguish to joy. Stanley Potts is just an ordinary boy, but when all the jobs in Fish Quay disappear his Uncle Ernie develops an extraordinary fascination with canning fish. Suddenly their home is filled with the sound of clanging machinery and the stench of mackerel, and Uncle Ernie's obsession reaches such heights that he would even can Stan's beloved goldfish! Stan, however, has his own destiny, which leads him - via a hook-a-duck stall - to Pancho Pirelli, the blue-caped madman who swims with piranhas. And as Stan delves into the waters, he finally discovers who he really can be.

  • Author David Almond; Oliver Jeffers
  • Date of Publication 05-09-2013
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781406337464
  • Pages 256
  • Prizes
  • Publisher Walker Books Ltd
  • Reading Age From 8 years
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  • Series No.
  • Subject General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
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