Author(s): Siobhan Dowd; Emma Shoard (Illustrator)
A stunning new paperback edition of Dowd's moving story of prejudice and the traveller community, featuring powerful black and white illustrations from Kate Greenaway longlisted Emma Shoard.When Jim's family halt at Dundray, the town is an unfriendly place. He faces bullying, name-calling and a new school to navigate without a word of reading. Then Jim meets Kit, who takes him under her wing and shows him how to survive. But everyday prejudice and mindless violence threaten to uproot all their lives.